A Final #Flarewell

A Final #Flarewell

Who Wants to Geek Out with us and Learn How to Deorbit a Satellite!? As many of you know, the bittersweet time has come for Iridium to deorbit the lone remaining satellite (SV097) from the original constellation. We say bittersweet because although we celebrate the...
Iridium Connects Last Chance to Paint

Iridium Connects Last Chance to Paint

Iridium Connects Last Chance to Paint Combining the power of art and technology to connect classrooms with threatened ecosystems About the author: John Dyer is the founder of Last Chance to Paint and an artist in residence for the world’s largest captive...
A Day in the Life of an Iridium 2019 Intern

A Day in the Life of an Iridium 2019 Intern

To many, internships mean getting coffee and placing lunch orders, but at Iridium, interns are involved in important projects and tasks from day one! From collaborating on team projects to managing individual assignments, the 2019 Iridium Summer Interns have explored...
Iridium Devices Keep Blood Donors Connected

Iridium Devices Keep Blood Donors Connected

One of the simplest ways to help save a life is by donating blood! Dan Mercer, contracted as Iridium's Regional VP of Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia, knows this very personally. After his wife’s life was saved by a blood transfusion, he learned the...
ESTEM Antarctica goes Iridium GO!

ESTEM Antarctica goes Iridium GO!

Guest Blogger: Nuno Sidónio Andrade Pereira, Polytechnic Institute of Beja - Portugal  February 8, 2019. We land in King George island, South Shetland, Antarctica Peninsula. The sky was grey (as usual), and the landscape is almost like a black and white old movie....
Iridium COO Suzi McBride Shares Advice for Women in Space

Iridium COO Suzi McBride Shares Advice for Women in Space

Iridium® COO Suzi McBride delivered a keynote speech at the second annual Satellite Eves: Women in Space event during SATELLITE 2019 in Washington, DC. Throughout her 20 minute address, McBride shared how she became interested in STEM, and particularly Space, her...