Helping to Monitor Penguins Remotely in Antarctica

Helping to Monitor Penguins Remotely in Antarctica

Antarctica is one of the most fascinating and remote places on the planet: its humidity is perpetually near zero, effectively making it a desert; it’s continually dark from March to late September, and it’s almost entirely covered by ice. It’s also the home to Emperor...
Where the Wild Cats Are: Tracking Cougars with Iridium® Technology

Where the Wild Cats Are: Tracking Cougars with Iridium® Technology

Around the globe, customers use the Iridium network to track fleets and other valuable assets – including rare animals. Panthera, a leader in wildcat conservation, is using Joubeh powered by the Iridium network to track cougars in northwestern Wyoming as part of its...

Iridium NEXT Enhanced Solar Panel Design Passes with Flying Colors

As part of the Iridium NEXT program, we’ve developed a new solar panel design alongside our Iridium Mission Team partners: Spectrolab and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO). Once in-orbit, each Iridium NEXT satellite will rely on four of these solar panels –...