On a World–Record Balloon Journey Across the Pacific with Iridium

On a World–Record Balloon Journey Across the Pacific with Iridium

Troy Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev set off from Japan in their helium-filled balloon on January 25, 2015 and landed off the Mexican coast six days later. They broke two world records and they say that Iridium® was a big part of their success. The records that the two...
Enabling Critical Connectivity in Nepal

Enabling Critical Connectivity in Nepal

The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25 is a devastating tragedy, and a stark reminder of how critical it is to have reliable communications in the face of such a disastrous event. In a matter of seconds, basic infrastructure in cities and towns...