Up in the sky and right down here on Earth, Iridium, along with our resourceful ecosystem of partners, is providing satellite data services that make critical connections and enhance safety for people and things every day. Increased airline safety should be of concern to anyone who travels. Iridium is working with partners in the aviation industry to develop the next generation of black boxes using real-time data transmitted via satellite. And later this year, another Iridium partner will launch a personal locator device that connects Smartphones to the Iridium network. Read all about these innovative technological advances here, on MSNBC.com