Help Us Build the Iridium NEXT Launch 8 Spotify Playlist!

Help Us Build the Iridium NEXT Launch 8 Spotify Playlist!

2018 has already been an epic year for Iridium…and we’ve still got three months left! We’ve surpassed one million active subscribers, announced Iridium CloudConnect with Amazon Web Services, received GMDSS recognition from the International Maritime...
Why Partners?

Why Partners?

Today Iridium team members from all around the world are headed to Nashville, Tennessee, where we are hosting this year’s Iridium Partner Conference (IPC). Our 12th IPC comes at an exciting time for us and our over 400 value-added partners, as we near the completion...
A Day in the Life of an Iridium SNOC Engineer

A Day in the Life of an Iridium SNOC Engineer

Ever wonder what it’s like to work at our Satellite Network Operations Center (SNOC)? Satellite Systems Engineer Ken Rock took us behind the scenes in August, giving us a peek at the typical types of engineering and operations activities he encounters at the SNOC in...
Satellites 101: LEO vs. GEO

Satellites 101: LEO vs. GEO

For decades, people across the government and the private sector have debated whether Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) or Geosynchronous Equatorial Orbit (GEO) satellites are more effective at providing communications. Price, coverage, maintenance, and a variety of other topics...
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...
My High School Capstone Experience at Iridium

My High School Capstone Experience at Iridium

By Guest Blogger, Paige Krablin Two years ago, my high school started a Capstone program that allows seniors to explore different fields of work by participating in a two-week internship or volunteer program. Because I will be starting at the School of Engineering and...