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Cape Canaveral Image Available on GeoEye Poster Store

Travel the world with GeoEye! You can own this satellite image of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Visit the Poster Store to check out the GeoEye Imagery Collection

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Review: H.A.W.X. 2 (PS3) – GeoEye Earth Imagery Featured in Article

…The in-game graphics of the planes and environments look sharp, detailed and almost perfect in execution. It’s a shame to see that no real attention was paid to the models and environments in the story that is being pushed so hard from beginning to end. Luckily the majority of your time in the game will be spent either gazing at the gorgeous backdrops provided by the GeoEye satellite imaging included in the game’s environments or admiring the detail put into your plane and the planes of your enemies as you blow them out of the sky.

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Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X 2 – GeoEye Earth Imagery Featured in Article

…As previously mentioned the game rewards players that spend time going through story missions with new modes and other material. These offer a whole new perspective to the game and make for interesting challenges. With “Free Flight” players are able to fly freely around various well known cities/locations such as Tokyo and Scotland. The level of detail given to these places are superb and it’s all thanks to impressive advanced Earth Imaging Satellites and the GeoEye service. In fact, various GeoEye Satellite map views can be observed from within the extras menu, which is a rather unique touch. But the Free Flight has no real objective than to just fly around and try to simulate what it must feel like to pilot a a billion dollar jet fighter plane…

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GeoEye Books Atlas 5 For Commercial Launch – Earth Imagery Featured in Article

WASHINGTON – Satellite operator GeoEye has contracted with Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services of Denver to launch its GeoEye-2 imaging satellite aboard an Atlas 5 rocket, Lockheed Martin announced Sept. 7…Dulles, Va.-based GeoEye in March contracted with another division of Lockheed Martin to build GeoEye-2, which is expected to be ready for launch in late 2012 and expected to cost between $750 million and $800 million, including launch and insurance. The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will pay for approximately $337 million of the satellite’s construction under a 10-year, $3.8 billion deal with GeoEye.

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PODCAST: Mr. Matt O’Connell, CEO, GeoEye, Discusses EnhancedView Contract and More on got geoint?

USGIF Member company GeoEye is always on the leading edge when it comes to providing exceptional quality imaging products. Earlier this month, GeoEye announced that it won a $3.8 billion contract award from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) for increased commercial satellite-imaging capacity. The contract is part of the agency’s EnhancedView program, which uses high resolution imagery gathered by commercial satellites. Following is an exclusive podcast Matt O’Connell, GeoEye’s CEO and President and USGIF board member, who discusses this contract and other GeoEye updates.

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Tracking Genghis Khan from your Armchair – GeoEye Earth Imagery Featured in Article

The National Geographic Society is looking to enlist the help of armchair archaeologists to find the lost tomb of Genghis Khan. The society’s Valley of the Khans project is looking for additional amateur archaeologists to sift through satellite imagery of the region in Mongolia provided by the GeoEye-1 and Ikonos satellites and mark what they think could be ancient tombs, roads, rivers or other anomalies. So far 5,614 users have interpreted and tagged 142,675 images that are informing the on-the-ground fieldwork of the expedition team…

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GeoEye Wins $3.8 Billion National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency EnhancedView Award – Earth Imagery Featured in Article

GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today it won a $3.8 billion contract award from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) for increased commercial satellite-imaging capacity…Matt O’Connell, GeoEye‘s chief executive officer and president, said, “We are very gratified by this award. With this award, we’ll continue the accelerated development of our GeoEye-2 satellite so that it is operational in 2013. We will also upgrade our infrastructure and continue expanding our Web-delivery systems so that we can deliver the world’s best commercial imagery to the NGA and our other customers anywhere, anytime.”

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