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Iridium

A precious metal that is extremely resistant to corrosion. It is used mainly for scientific and industrial purposes for which resistance to corrosion at high temperatures is needed. With only three metric tons of iridium produced and used each year, it is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Like many precious metals, iridium is volatile, but generally maintains relatively high prices.
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We are pleased to have Telenor participate in our Network Quality Guarantee program," said Greg Ewert, executive vice president of Iridium Satellite.
So far, thousands of users have participated in the Trade-Up to Iridium program," said Don Thoma, executive vice president, Marketing, Iridium.
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With Simics we were able to locate defects in the flight software within hours versus days compared with using traditional hardware in the loop testing," said Joe Pizzicaroli, vice president, Satellite and Launch Operations, Iridium Satellite.
The Navy awarded Iridium the five-year contract on June 4, 2009, marking "Phase Two" of Netted technologies development.
However, a well-preserved sedimentary record surrounds the submerged Montagnais site, and geologists can trace this record away from the crater and search for an iridium layer.