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  • Capsized at Sea

    While attempting to become the first woman to row solo across the treacherous North Pacific Ocean, Sarah Outen was hit by Tropical Storm Mawar.

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  • Early Warning System Provides Critical Alerts

    Iridium Connected™ provides early warning alerts to citizens in flood-prone area.

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  • Aircraft Tracking Solution in the Alaskan Skies

    Spidertracks delivers mandatory Iridium satellite aircraft tracking system.

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  • Clelia II in Distress

    Clelia II was battling 30-to-40 foot waves when the sea broke windows in its bridge, diminishing power.

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  • A Complete Navigation Solution for Transatlantic Crossing

    Iridium AxcessPoint and a truly global network enable to vital weather data.

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  • The Alex Kumar Story

    As onsite doctor in Antarctica, Dr. Alexander Kumar quickly learned how vital his Iridium phone would be in a medical emergency.

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  • Reducing Costs and Enhancing Fleet Efficiency

    Maritime communications solution streamlines operations for vessels at sea.

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  • Keeping Fishing Vessels in Compliance

    Iridium connected vessel monitoring system provides monitoring and control of fishing vessels.

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  • Saved from the Crevasse

    On a solitary trek from Antarctica to the South Pole, Meagan McGrath found herself trapped in an ice crevasse, with the Iridium 9555 as her only hope.

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  • Vital Services for Emergency Response

    Medical staff all over Washington, D.C. are now Iridium Connected with critical backup and tracking communications.

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  • Providing Vital Communications Link

    Iridium Connected voice and data service allows crew to stay in touch with home and other vessels.

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  • Monitoring Traffic the Smart Way

    Iridium Connected intelligent transportation systems (ITS) used for real-time, efficient traffic management.

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  • Rescuing Injured Wildlife from the Gulf of Mexico

    Iridium Connected real-time tracking and monitoring helped to rescue birds endangered by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Safeguarding Whales and Ships in the Mediterranean Basin

    Iridium Connected whale reporting program protects the whale population, ships and passengers in areas of heavy seagoing traffic.

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  • Critical Cleanup in the Gulf

    Iridium Connected real-time tracking and monitoring is helping contain and clean up the largest accidental marine oil spill in history.

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  • A Closer Watch on Homeland Security

    Iridium Connected real-time tracking and monitoring is improving critical efficiencies in detention and removal operations.

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  • Meeting Shipboard Communication Needs

    Iridium Connected voice and data service is reducing satellite communications costs at sea.

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  • Keeping Aircraft Flight-Ready

    Iridium Connected automated reporting system helps maintain operational readiness for business jets.

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  • Maintaining Vital Communications Connections While at Sea

    Iridium Connected maritime broadband service helps global climate change expedition stay in touch.

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