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...
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...
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...
Eighth Grade Tech Trek Campers Experience Iridium® NEXT Launch

Eighth Grade Tech Trek Campers Experience Iridium® NEXT Launch

As part of our commitment to empowering the future generation of the space industry, we were thrilled to share the experience of last week’s Iridium® NEXT Launch 7 with 85 eighth-grade girls from Tech Trek summer camp in Santa Barbara, California. Tech Trek is a...
Join Us in Saying #flarewell to Iridium Flares

Join Us in Saying #flarewell to Iridium Flares

Over 20 years ago, Iridium launched a constellation of 66 satellites into space, paving the way for the future of satellite communications. Since their launch, the “Block 1” satellites created the largest global commercial satellite constellation, delivering reliable...