An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) used to perform an essential NASA environmental mission required reliable communications capabilities to succeed in the harsh, remote Arctic.
Preet Chandi needed to remain connected with family, friends, and social media followers while attempting a solo South Pole trek.
Finding network connectivity in earth’s polar regions can be difficult. With most communication providers unable to deliver full coverage to these remote areas, adventurers such as world-renowned mariner Jeff Allen are looking for ways to stay connected on explorations beyond cellular range.
Research and test expeditions require reliable communications ensuring the safety and well-being of the explorers and their research.
A remote Arctic island presents opportunities for innovative scientific research but is inaccessible and disconnected.
In 2018, five American scientists conducting research were stranded on a remote island near the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula.
An arduous four month journey into the one of the most remote places on earth leaves this international team of researchers with unique communication needs.