• Q&A with Hearts in the Ice Founders Sunniva Sorby and Hilde Falun Strom

    Q&A with Hearts in the Ice Founders Sunniva Sorby and Hilde Falun Strom

    Sunniva Sorby and Hilde Falun Strom are explorers, adventurers, polar ambassadors and citizen scientists with over 20 years’ experience each in the polar regions. In 2017 they started Hearts in the Ice, a platform for social engagement around climate change. Iridium is keeping Sunniva and Hilde connected as they spend 9 months at the trappers […]

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  • ESTEM Antarctica goes Iridium GO!

    ESTEM Antarctica goes Iridium GO!

    Guest Blogger: Nuno Sidónio Andrade Pereira, Polytechnic Institute of Beja – Portugal  This was “day one” of my second campaign. This year, the project ESTEM Antarctica(*), brought us (me and my colleague Tânia) to the Bulgarian Antarctic Base, in Livingston. The project is about Physical Computing, STEM education, and Virtual Reality. We were testing simple Arduino-based data […]

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  • Iridium’s Unique Role in the Polar Regions

    Iridium’s Unique Role in the Polar Regions

    To celebrate Earth Day, we wanted to share some of the innovative ways the Iridium® network is supporting polar scientific research and environmental monitoring applications in the polar regions. As the only communications network that provides reliable, truly global coverage, Iridium’s unique network architecture makes it the provider of choice from pole-to-pole. Iridium is uniquely […]

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