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2012-03-06 02:10:00

HERNDON, Va., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading provider of geospatial information and insight, announced it has received a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract from GE Aviation. Under this contract, GeoEye will produce aviation reference data to serve hundreds of the world's busiest airports. Over the next decade, GeoEye intends to capture all of the world's International Air Transport Association (IATA) airports. This agreement allows GE...

2012-02-23 08:00:00

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it will jointly develop a new crisis response imagery service with Esri, the leading global geographic information software provider. This service, expected to be released this spring, will augment Esri's current disaster response capability with GeoEye's ability to task its satellite to collect high-resolution satellite imagery after a...

2012-02-09 10:37:00

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it has successfully completed the System Critical Design Review, the last of four critical design reviews in its EnhancedView Program. This program includes the development of the GeoEye-2 satellite and an upgraded ground system architecture. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) On January 26, the National...

2012-01-20 05:05:00

Study Documents Historical U.S. Policy and Regulatory Perspectives and Foreign Remote Sensing Programs Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 Today, Innovative Analytics and Training, LLC released an independent study on alternative futures for U.S. commercial satellite imagery in 2020. The study, sponsored by the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), within the U.S. Department of Commerce, posits...

2012-01-11 07:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, the premier provider of the world's highest resolution satellite imagery, location information products and image processing services, has selected Cleversafe, Inc., the industry's most innovative provider of limitless data storage, to meet its requirements for a highly reliable and secure active archive to support their business mission and to maintain their image archive. (Logo:...

2012-01-04 08:00:00

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it is working with its Russian partner, ScanEx Research and Development Center, to provide millions of square kilometers of high-resolution satellite imagery to the Russian Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography (Rosreestr). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) Russia, the world's...

2011-11-25 10:00:00

Preliminary Satellite Data Shows Robust Mall Parking Lot Traffic Entering the Holiday Season Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 25, 2011 Remote Sensing Metrics reported today that measurements of car traffic at US malls on the weekends leading up to Black Friday were running even with last year and encouragingly above 2008 or 2009 levels. On the last Saturday in October mall parking lot traffic grew 11% above 2010 with lots at 39% full versus 35% last year. 2008 and 2009 saw lots at 37% and...

Image 1 - Satellites Respond To Humanitarian Needs
2011-11-22 14:52:17

A review of crisis response using Earth observation techniques is now available online. The Respond Atlas outlines global events where remote sensing assisted in preparing for and responding to disasters and humanitarian crises. The Respond project began in 2004 as a European Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) initiative. During its five years of service, hundreds of maps were produced to assist in relief efforts linked to crises such as the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis,...

2011-11-17 09:00:00

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, accepted an award today from Capt. Steve Lambert, commander of the Virginia State Police's Criminal Intelligence Division, which runs the Virginia Fusion Center, for the company's preparation, response and recovery efforts for Hurricane Irene. The center houses representatives of the FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, as well as state police and...

2011-11-09 08:45:00

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The GeoEye Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization established by GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY) in 2007, announced today that University of California San Diego (UCSD) research fellow and GeoEye Foundation grantee, Albert Yu-Min Lin, Ph.D., will be featured on National Geographic Channel's broadcast, "Forbidden Tomb of Genghis Khan," on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at 9:00 p.m. PT/ET. The documentary will follow Dr. Lin on his journey and...