Why Iridium® Aviation?

Why Iridium® Aviation?

Earlier this month, Southwest Airlines completed their first test flight to Hawaii ahead of their eagerly anticipated service to Hawaii. This flight was part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Extended Range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards...
The Making of Iridium Certus℠: Partners

The Making of Iridium Certus℠: Partners

In January, we announced the commercial service introduction of Iridium Certus, the world's first truly global broadband service enabled by the $3 billion Iridium® NEXT satellite replacement program. With a portfolio of ever-expanding voice and data services, Iridium...
Braving the Gobi Desert with Iridium

Braving the Gobi Desert with Iridium

Late last year, National Geographic journalist Mateusz Waligóra decided to brave the elements and attempt to become the first person in the world to walk alone through the Mongolian portion of the Gobi Desert. After successfully completing his mission, Mateusz shared...
The Making of Iridium Certus℠: Hardware

The Making of Iridium Certus℠: Hardware

Bringing Iridium Certus to life was an enormous project for the Iridium team; one that touched nearly all employees and contractors! Last week, we shared the first of a three-part video series taking you behind the scenes in the making of Iridium Certus. This week,...