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2009-09-24 14:38:00

DENVER, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first commercial, high-resolution, Earth imaging satellite, IKONOS, will achieve its 10th year of operation on Sept. 24. Built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), the satellite continues to provide high-resolution imagery of the Earth to commercial and government customers around the world. IKONOS is owned and operated by GeoEye (Nasdaq: GEOY) of Dulles, Va. "When we launched IKONOS in 1999, many said it would change the way we look at the world,...

2009-09-10 12:00:00

DULLES, Va., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite, aerial and geospatial information and services, announced that it has signed a contract to extend its Service Level Agreement with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) through March 31, 2010. The contract extension gives the NGA continued access to high-quality color imagery from the GeoEye-1 and IKONOS Earth-imaging satellites. GeoEye was awarded a contract with a...

2009-05-07 14:00:00

Company Increasing Services Production Capacity 50 Percent with the Expansion of Two Regional Facilities DULLES, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite and aerial-based geospatial information, announced today that it has completed an expansion, nearly doubling the production space, of its St. Louis, Missouri advanced production facility. A ceremony to mark the opening of the new space took place on April 27, 2009 and included a ribbon-cutting...

2009-03-18 11:00:00

DULLES, Va., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite and aerial-based geospatial information, announced today it has signed agreements with several international resellers to provide high-resolution, satellite imagery and value-added products from its new GeoEye-1 Earth-imaging satellite to customers in China, Middle East, Turkey and Russia. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) Beijing Earth Observation, Inc....

2009-02-05 12:30:00

World's Highest-Resolution, Color Satellite Imagery Now Available for Commercial Sale DULLES, Va., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite and aerial-based geospatial information, announced today the start of commercial operations for its new GeoEye-1 Earth-imaging satellite. The Company is also submitting imagery from the satellite to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) for their certification under the terms of the...

2009-01-08 14:44:00

Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP) at the National University of Singapore Will Have Access To World's Highest Resolution Commercial Earth Imaging Satellite with Half-Meter Ground Resolution DULLES, Va., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite and aerial imagery and geospatial information, announced today that it has signed a multi-year agreement with the National University of Singapore to allow the Centre for...

2008-12-10 15:00:00

DULLES, Va., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite, aerial and geospatial information, announced today it has finalized a Service Level Agreement (SLA) modification to the company's existing NextView contract with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). The value of the SLA is $12.5 million per month for a period of one year. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) GeoEye will provide...

2008-10-29 15:00:22

DULLES, Va., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. , a premier provider of satellite and aerial imagery and geospatial information, announced today that on October 15, it signed a multi-year agreement with Rome-based Telespazio S.p.A. appointing Telespazio as GeoEye's new Commercial Regional Affiliate for the region of Europe and North Africa. Telespazio, a Finmeccanica/Thales company, will produce, market and sell Earth imagery and related products and services from GeoEye's...

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. Its earth imaging payload was engineered and manufactured by ITT's Space Systems Division (SSD), headquartered in Rochester, N.Y. The satellite has the ability to collect images at 0.41-meter...

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. Video on the GeoEye Web site showed the satellite separating from the rocket moments later on its way to an eventual polar orbit. The satellite makers say GeoEye-1 has the highest resolution of any commercial imaging system. It can...