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2011-11-02 16:15:00

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced today that it has appointed General Michael P. C. Carns (retired USAF) to serve on its board of directors. He joins nine other board members. General Carns has been appointed as the board representative of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. GeoEye partnered with Cerberus, which provided financing support of the Company's bid on the National...

Proba-1 Celebrates 10 Years In Orbit
2011-10-25 11:07:23

A good photographer needs agility. So it is with ESA microsatellite Proba-1, which turns in space to capture terrestrial targets. Celebrating its tenth birthday this week, Proba-1´s unique images are used by hundreds of scientific teams worldwide. A technology demonstrator turned into an Earth observation mission, the microsatellite — just a cubic meter in volume — has acquired nearly 20 000 environmental science images with its main Compact High Resolution Imaging...

2011-10-24 08:00:00

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading provider of geospatial information and insight, announced today it received two new awards worth more than $25 million. These awards will increase the backlog for the Company's production services line of business. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/LAW528LOGO) The first is a Delivery Order for "Enhanced GEOINT Delivery" for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). This Delivery...

2011-10-18 08:00:00

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading provider of geospatial information and insight, announced it signed a multi-year enterprise agreement with Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) to license access to Google Earth Builder, Google's cloud-based map publishing platform. GeoEye is making this investment as part of its strategy to increase online access to its high-resolution color imagery. GeoEye will be using Google Earth Builder to deliver a new set of...

Image 1 - Slight Surface Changes Detected From Space
2011-10-13 08:23:28

Scientists are making advances in the use of satellite data to map changes in Earth´s surface. Subsidence of only millimeters can be detected thanks to advances in technology. The picturesque town of Assisi nestling in central Italy´s rolling hills has, for centuries, drawn tourists, religious pilgrims and lovers of art. But it has also drawn the attention of scientists who see the real weight of its reputation. By exploiting satellite data, they have found that some areas of...

NigeriaSat-2 Demonstrates Stunning High Resolution Capability
2011-09-28 08:10:41

The first high resolution satellite imagery is today released from NigeriaSat-2, as engineers from the Nigerian space agency (NASRDA) and the satellite´s manufacturer Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) continue in the successful commissioning of the new satellite from NASRDA´s headquarters in Abuja. Testing of all the systems on-board the satellite has been successfully completed, and calibration of the imaging payloads is ongoing with outstanding results already being produced....

2011-09-15 13:00:00

Collaboration will accelerate the adoption of advanced digital imagery across organizations and industries. Atlanta (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 TerraGo® Technologies, an innovative provider of widely adopted geospatial collaboration software, and GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, have formed a partnership to increase the access and application of digital imagery. This innovative partnership enables GeoEye to offer TerraGoâs...

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2011-08-10 09:30:00

On the remote, uninhabited Chuginadak Island in Alaska, a volcano has begun erupting, but poses little danger to people or aircraft, officials said Tuesday. The Cleveland volcano is erupting with a slow effusion of magma, forming a lava dome. It is not an explosive eruption that generates large ash plumes, explains John Power, the scientist-in-charge at the Alaska Volcano Observatory. "So far, it's just lava as far as we can tell from our satellite imagery and the people who have managed to...

2011-07-18 10:43:00

HERNDON, Va., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced the delivery of a new capability to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). GeoEye's EnhancedView Web Hosting Service (WHS) provides users with password protected, online access to unclassified, high-resolution imagery within hours of its collection. The EnhancedView WHS evolved from the NGA's Rapid Delivery of Online GEOINT (RDOG) system that...

2011-07-11 12:15:00

HERNDON, Va., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, is launching GeoEye Image Pack for Esri ELA Customers on July 11, 2011, with its partner, Esri®. Small governments, public safety organizations and utilities rely on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and imagery to effectively perform regular activities within tight budgets, such as urban planning, economic development and public works. The...