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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...

2011-07-06 09:00:00

HERNDON, Va., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced that it has signed a multi-year, multi-million-dollar agreement with its Russian partner, ScanEx Research and Development Center, to provide more than 50 million square kilometers of high-resolution commercial satellite imagery for international customers in Russia and its neighboring countries. (Logo:...

2011-06-30 10:56:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team developing GeoEye's (NASDAQ: GEOY) next-generation, high-resolution Earth-imaging satellite, known as GeoEye-2, has successfully completed the Space System Critical Design Review (CDR) two weeks ahead of schedule. The review validated the detailed design of the spacecraft and command and control portion of the ground system to ensure it meets all program requirements for GeoEye's commercial and...

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2011-06-28 05:39:50

Heavy rains in Canada caused historic flooding in Minot, N.D. Landsat satellite images taken before and during the flooding reveal the water's extent. The Souris River finally crested on June 26, but not before more than 4,000 homes and hundreds of businesses were flooded. About one-fourth of Minot's 40,000 residents evacuated the city. Residents expect a long recovery as the river slowly retreats. The Souris River reading at Minot's Broadway Bridge around 11:00 p.m. on June 25 reached nearly...


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