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The Butterfly – The Eighth & Final Iridium® NEXT Launch Patch Decoded

Descriptions of all of the hidden meanings on the Iridium-8 launch patch explained.
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A symbol of endurance, change, hope and life, the butterfly is a physical representation of transformation. Iridium is about to complete its own technological and financial transformation with its Iridium NEXT program on the cusp of completion. Enabling new services and technologies, like Iridium CertusSM broadband and Aireon’s global aircraft surveillance system, a new era of mobile satellite communications begins; an era where truly global connectivity, reliability and mobility reach unprecedented heights.

Every detail of this patch represents something special to Iridium. The graphic above outlines each aspect and hidden meaning of our final launch patch. Enjoy!

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