MIRKA2-RX Mission

October 25, 2018

Blogs

MIRKA2-RX Mission

With the completion of the MIRKA2-RX mission, the student members of the Small Satellite Group of the University of Stuttgart field tested technology that will be used in a future CubeSat mission.

Iridium Announces CloudConnect

October 16, 2018

News

Iridium Announces CloudConnect

Making the rounds in satcom news in October 2018 was the announcement that Iridium will join the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network with its newest offering, CloudConnect.

Cryologger

October 10, 2018

Blogs

Cryologger

Water and ice play a critical role in Canadian landscapes, ecosystems, and infrastructure. The effects of a rapidly changing climate are expected to result in profound environmental changes in the Canadian Arctic.

Eldorado Space Program

October 3, 2018

Blogs

Eldorado Space Program

With Paul McWhorter's guidance, students design, build, and program instrumentation packages sent into the upper atmosphere via high-altitude balloons. He documents the missions in a dedicated YouTube channel.

Remote Environmental Monitoring

September 26, 2018

Blogs

Remote Environmental Monitoring

Ephemeral washes located in Southeastern Arizona, USA, contribute to large rivers like the San Pedro, and are used by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to gather data on contaminants which impact larger bodies of water downstream.

Team Peruagus Uses RockBLOCK to Rule the Waves

September 20, 2018

Blogs

Team Peruagus Uses RockBLOCK to Rule the Waves

Researching how autonomous technology can be applied in the maritime industry, six ship science students from the University of Southampton designed and built the Peruagus, an autonomous solar-powered boat.

The Ocean Cleanup

September 5, 2018

Blogs

The Ocean Cleanup

Our oceans are polluted with plastic. It’s not just strangling sea life or collecting in giant swirling patches the size of countries - tiny microplastics are also abundant in the water, making their way back into the food chain and, ultimately, our plate.

ETH Zurich’s Autonomous UAVs

August 29, 2018

Blogs

ETH Zurich’s Autonomous UAVs

The Autonomous Systems Lab (ASL) of ETH Zurich has developed two solar-powered, low-altitude long-endurance (LALE) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that are gathering valuable data on climate change and agriculture.

Why Choose Iridium for IoT?

August 22, 2018

Blogs

Why Choose Iridium for IoT?

IoT (internet of things) has become a massive buzzword over the past few years, as more and more devices exchange data. In a majority of cases these devices can use land-based networks, such as GSM or LoRa, but a significant number of projects need to get data back from remote areas, where satellite is the only option.

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