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2010-04-20 10:00:00

DULLES, Va., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial geospatial information and services, announced today that it has signed a modification to a contract with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to provide Web mapping services under the NGA's Rapid Delivery of Online GEOINT (RDOG) program. This Web hosting and dissemination contract modification is in addition to ongoing production work being done...

2010-03-17 12:00:00

DULLES, Va., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today the appointment of Chris Tully to the newly created position of senior vice president of Sales. He will report directly to the Company's chief executive officer and president and have responsibility for the overall management, organizational vision and strategic direction of GeoEye's sales organization....

2010-03-11 13:00:00

DULLES, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today it selected Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, a major operating unit of Lockheed Martin Corporation (Bethesda, Md., NYSE: LMT) to build GeoEye-2, the Company's next-generation, high-resolution Earth-imaging satellite system. Lockheed has already begun purchasing long-lead material and labor for the...

2010-03-11 12:57:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, a core business area of the Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), announced today that it has been selected by GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY) to build the company's next-generation, high-resolution Earth imaging satellite system known as GeoEye-2. Financial terms are not being disclosed at this time. Lockheed Martin has begun start-up activities and procurement of long-lead components to support the earliest...

2010-03-10 17:10:00

DULLES, Va., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today that on March 4 it entered into a binding commitment letter (the "Commitment Letter") with Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (together with its affiliates, funds and managed accounts, "Cerberus"), pursuant to which Cerberus committed to purchase from the Company and the Company agreed to sell to Cerberus,...

2010-02-17 09:47:00

DULLES, Va., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY) announced today it will host its year-end conference call and webcast for investors and analysts on Thursday, March 11, 2010 beginning at 8:30 a.m. EST. The call will include a discussion of the fourth quarter 2009 financial results, an update on the Company's operations and an outlook for Fiscal 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) The conference call will be hosted by GeoEye's...

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2010-01-15 11:39:07

As rescue workers scramble to provide assistance to hundreds of thousands of people following Haiti's earthquake, Earth observation satellite data continues to provide updated views of the situation on the ground. Following the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, international agencies requested satellite data of the area from the International Charter on 'Space and Major Disasters'. The Charter, an international initiative aimed at providing satellite data free of charge...

2009-12-08 14:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) spacecraft which is scheduled for launch in December 2012. General Dynamics is responsible for the design and fabrication of the spacecraft bus, integration of the government-furnished instruments, satellite-level testing, on-orbit satellite check-out and continuing...

2009-12-08 10:00:00

DULLES, Va., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today its Regional Affiliate, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) began directly downlinking high-resolution satellite imagery from the GeoEye-1 Earth-imaging satellite. In addition to directly acquiring GeoEye-1 imagery, KACST will be able to provide other GeoEye-1 imagery and value-added products to...

2009-12-04 08:00:00

DULLES, Va., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today Mr. Matthew O'Connell, President and Chief Executive Officer will present at the UBS 37th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference on Monday, Dec. 7, 2009 at the Grand Hyatt Grand Central in New York City. The GeoEye presentation will begin at approximately 9:00 a.m. EST. (Logo:...


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