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2010-12-06 09:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team designing GeoEye's (Nasdaq: GEOY) next-generation, high-resolution imaging satellite, known as GeoEye-2, successfully completed the program's Preliminary Design Review (PDR) three weeks ahead of the planned schedule. The successful PDR completion validated the spacecraft's design maturity, meeting or exceeding all GeoEye standards and program requirements. During the two-day PDR, representatives from...

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...

2010-08-31 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...

2010-08-25 09:33:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today congratulated the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) on the 50-year anniversary of the first Corona photo reconnaissance satellite image from space, which ushered in new space-based capabilities for the nation. First developed as a joint U.S. Air Force and Central Intelligence Agency program to provide surveillance from space of denied territories, Corona...

2010-06-09 09:00:00

DULLES, Va., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today that it has delivered the first commercial high-resolution airport database of Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad's Technical Services Division (MAHB). This product meets the new International Civil Aviation Organization's Area-2 and Area-3 reporting requirements and...

2010-06-08 13:31:00

DULLES, Va., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today that it has imaged all 2010 FIFA World Cup venues located in South Africa. This year's international tournament is scheduled to take place June 11 - July 11 and marks the 19th anniversary of the games and Africa's first World Cup event. The high-resolution satellite image of Mbombela Stadium is featured on...

2010-05-06 12:00:00

DULLES, Va., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today that it has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar order with its Russian reseller, ScanEx Research and Development Center, for more than two million square kilometers of high-resolution satellite imagery. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) GeoEye's high-resolution IKONOS...

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...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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