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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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