A Day in the Life of an Iridium Summer Intern

A Day in the Life of an Iridium Summer Intern

Guest Blogger: Kylen Bailey, Iridium Summer Intern (Marketing) Internships have become a staple of career preparation for young professionals wishing to gain meaningful experience prior to entering the workforce. The Department of Labor defines an internship as “a...
Outdoors with the Internet of Things

Outdoors with the Internet of Things

Guest Blogger: Jaco Botes, Senior Manager Iridium IoT Product Management What is it that draws people to the outdoors? Is it the sun…the sand…the fresh air…? Maybe it’s the sound of your feet on the pavement. Or the sound of crunching ice on your expedition? How about...
Eighth Grade Tech Trek Campers Experience Iridium® NEXT Launch

Eighth Grade Tech Trek Campers Experience Iridium® NEXT Launch

As part of our commitment to empowering the future generation of the space industry, we were thrilled to share the experience of last week’s Iridium® NEXT Launch 7 with 85 eighth-grade girls from Tech Trek summer camp in Santa Barbara, California. Tech Trek is a...
Join Us in Saying #flarewell to Iridium Flares

Join Us in Saying #flarewell to Iridium Flares

Over 20 years ago, Iridium launched a constellation of 66 satellites into space, paving the way for the future of satellite communications. Since their launch, the “Block 1” satellites created the largest global commercial satellite constellation, delivering reliable...
The Wolf – The Seventh Iridium® NEXT Patch Explained!

The Wolf – The Seventh Iridium® NEXT Patch Explained!

Each component of this Iridium® NEXT Launch 7 patch has its own special and unique meaning. Representative of guardianship, strength, loyalty and respect, the wolf is symbolic of Iridium’s vast partner ecosystem.  Traveling in packs, wolves exude a sense of community...
Iridium-7 is Vertical for Launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base

Iridium-7 is Vertical for Launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base

Iridium Communications, in partnership with SpaceX, is prepared to launch 10 Iridium® NEXT satellites tomorrow, July 25. SpaceX will launch this seventh set of new satellites on its Falcon 9 rocket to low Earth orbit. The payload and the rocket have been transported...
Iridium Creates the Ultimate Launch Soundtrack on Spotify

Iridium Creates the Ultimate Launch Soundtrack on Spotify

Iridium Creates the Ultimate Launch Soundtrack on Spotify Iridium NEXT is one of the most ambitious projects ever attempted in space.  Technologically, the original Iridium constellation was one of, if not the, most complex networks ever created, now only to be...