Latest GeoEye Stories

2008-10-10 18:00:14

GeoEye Inc. has released a high-resolution color image of a U.S. university to show what its new, highly accurate mapping satellite can do for Google Earth.

2008-10-10 11:40:00

A satellite being used by Google sent its first images back to Earth during a camera test on Tuesday. The satellite is being used to supply images for its online map and navigation services.

2008-09-19 09:00:30

By Eric Lipton After the spectacular failure of the last spy satellite effort, the administration of President George W. Bush is trying once again to put a new set of government eyes in space through a $1.7 billion project approved last week whose goal is to have two new satellites in orbit by 2012.

2008-09-17 12:00:08

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics , has successfully completed the Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP) of NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope.

2008-09-08 12:00:31

ITT Corporation this weekend celebrated the successful launch of the GeoEye-1 satellite and its ITT-built imaging payload from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Once fully operational, GeoEye-1 will boast the highest resolution of any commercial satellite imaging system on the market.

2008-09-08 09:00:38

U.S. launches new high-resolution Earth-imaging satellite WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- GeoEye-1, the world's highest- resolution commercial Earth-imaging satellite, was launched into space from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the satellite maker GeoEye Inc. announced on Saturday.

2008-09-08 08:30:00

On Saturday, GeoEye Inc. successfully launched its new GeoEye-1 satellite, which will provide Google Earth, and the U.S. government with the highest-resolution color imagery available.

2008-09-07 12:00:16

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) -- A super-sharp Earth- imaging satellite has been launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the Central California coast. A Delta 2 rocket carrying the GeoEye-1 satellite lifted off at 11:50 a.m. Saturday.

2008-09-01 09:50:00

On Thursday, GeoEye Inc announced that it will provide images from its new $502 million GeoEye-1 satellite to Google Maps and Google Earth once the spacecraft is launched on September 4.

2008-08-29 15:00:42

DULLES, Va., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. , a premier provider of satellite, aerial and geospatial information, announced today the launch of the world's highest resolution, commercial Earth-imaging satellite is scheduled for Sept.

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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.