What is a Hosted Payload?

What is a Hosted Payload?

When reading about Iridium, you may have noticed that the phrase “hosted payload” has been popping up a bunch, especially when talking about our recent Iridium NEXT launches. But what exactly does that mean, and why is it so important? First things first – what is a...
Making History: SpaceX Launches First Commercial Mission to ISS

Making History: SpaceX Launches First Commercial Mission to ISS

Iridium has some amazing partners that repeatedly break through the mold to create – and do – things no one ever thought possible. Our partner, SpaceX, is the perfect example of this.

SpaceX made history when it launched the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon spacecraft into orbit with plans to deliver cargo to the International Space Station (ISS).

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