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2010-10-29 10:55:00

"Citizen archaeologists" helped researchers find Bronze Age burial sites and other Mongolian antiquities as part of a new National Geographic-supported expedition this summer. The groundbreaking "Field Expedition: Mongolia "” Valley of the Khans Project" invited Web users around the world to join a field expedition online in real time as "citizen scientists" from the comfort of their homes. The online expedition continues at http://exploration.nationalgeographic.com/mongolia. The field...

2010-10-26 16:21:00

DULLES, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today that GeoEye Imagery Collection Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of GeoEye, Inc., has signed a procurement contract with Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, an operating unit of Lockheed Martin Corporation (Bethesda, Md., NYSE: LMT), to complete the development and construction of the GeoEye-2 satellite and...

2010-10-22 12:16:00

DULLES, Va., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY) announced today it will host its third quarter conference call and webcast for investors and analysts on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, beginning at 8:30 a.m. EST. The call will include a review of the third quarter 2010 financial results, a discussion of the Company's operations and an update on the outlook for Fiscal 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO (Logo:...

2010-10-04 12:12:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- IKONOS, the world's first commercial, high-resolution Earth-imaging satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and currently operated by GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), has achieved 11 years of successful on-orbit operations. A first-of-its-kind satellite, IKONOS was launched on Sept. 24, 1999 to provide high-resolution imagery of the Earth for worldwide commercial and government customers. The spacecraft continues to collect...

2010-10-01 15:52:00

DULLES, Va., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a leading provider of satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today it has priced its underwritten offering ("Notes Offering") of $125 million in aggregate principal amount of 8.625% Senior Secured Notes due 2016 (the "Notes"). The Notes will be initially offered to the public at a price equal to 100% of their face value. The Notes Offering is expected to close on October 8, 2010,...

2010-10-01 06:28:00

DULLES, Va., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a leading provider of satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today that it is commencing an underwritten offering of $125 million of senior secured notes due 2016 ("Notes"). The Notes will be senior secured obligations of GeoEye and will be secured on a second-priority basis by the assets of GeoEye and certain of its subsidiaries. The Notes will rank senior in right of payment to...

2010-09-22 16:58:00

DULLES, Va., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today that it completed the previously announced private placement of 80,000 shares of the Company's Series A Convertible Preferred Stock to Cerberus Satellite LLC, an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (together with its affiliates, funds and managed accounts, "Cerberus"). Gross proceeds to the...

2010-09-08 13:04:00

DULLES, Va., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today it has been named Earth Observation Operator of the Year by Euroconsult. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) The award was presented to Matt O'Connell, GeoEye's chief executive officer and president, in Paris during the...

2010-08-31 09:15:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team developing GeoEye's next-generation, high-resolution commercial Earth-imaging satellite system known as GeoEye-2, has successfully completed on-schedule a System Requirements Review (SRR), an important program milestone that precedes the Preliminary Design Review. With launch scheduled to support start of operations in 2013, Lockheed Martin is developing GeoEye-2 under a fixed price contract to support the...

2010-08-23 15:33:00

DULLES, Va., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today it has been ranked 84th on FORTUNE Magazine's 2010 "100 Fastest-Growing Companies" list. The full list and related stories will appear in the Sept. 6, 2010 issue and is online at http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortunefastestgrowing/2010/index.html. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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