How’s the Weather Up There?

How’s the Weather Up There?

To better forecast the occurrence of solar storms, the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), with help from The Boeing Company and Iridium, has been successfully using a space-based system to forecast weather in space.

Strong Alliances in Space

Strong Alliances in Space

Did you know that Iridium is one of the founding members of the Hosted Payload Allianace (HPA)? Formed to increase awareness of the benefits of hosted government payloads on commercial satellites, membership in the HPA is open to satellite operators, satellite and payload manufacturers, system integrators and government users, among others.

To Boldly Go … From Space to our Households

To Boldly Go … From Space to our Households

From nutritional supplements to ceramic hair straighteners, the long list of technologies originally developed for space that affect our lives every day is pretty impressive. Without the intensive research and development that’s conducted to assist and better equip astronauts for life in space, many products that we take for granted may not have otherwise been discovered.

Delivering Worldwide M2M Connectivity

Delivering Worldwide M2M Connectivity

Iridium value-added partner KORE today announced the commercial availability of KORE Global Connect™, an integrated worldwide M2M network delivering both cellular and satellite services.

Iridium Named to CW 100

Iridium Named to CW 100

Iridium has been named to the prestigious list of the most innovative providers of M2M technology and connected devices – the 2012 CW 100.

Climate Change Research Heats Up

Climate Change Research Heats Up

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is proposing a new system that would help scientists answer some of the most fundamental questions surrounding global climate change.

When you need it most

When you need it most

It was a very scary situation for all involved when fire broke out inside a train tunnel in a very remote, mountainous region of Norway, at 3,300 feet (1,000 meters) where there are few roads and very limited access to water.