Collecting Images with GeoEye-1 – GeoEye 101 Site

GeoEye-1 is equipped with the most advanced technology, capabilities and support ever used in a commercial remote sensing system, including sensor-agnostic capabilities that allow us to merge raw data from a range of sensors to create superior, precise imagery productsGeoEye‘s centralized command and control ground station facility in Dulles, Virginia sends tasking and operating commands to GeoEye-1 and receives encrypted data downlinks. GeoEye operates or leases three other stations in Barrow, Alaska; Tromso, Norway; and Troll, Antarctica. The four ground stations provide the primary data reception needed due to the large volume of imagery that is captured by the satellite. The Thornton, Colorado regional operational facility serves as a back-up ground station for GeoEye-1.

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GeoEye is a leading source of geospatial information and insight for decision makers and analysts who need a clear understanding of our changing world to protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. Each day, organizations in defense and intelligence, public safety, critical infrastructure, energy, and online media rely on GeoEye’s imagery, tools and expertise to support important missions around the globe. Widely recognized as a pioneer in high-resolution satellite imagery, GeoEye has evolved into a complete provider of geospatial intelligence solutions. GeoEye’s ability to collect, process and analyze massive amounts of geospatial data allows our customers to quickly see precise changes on the ground and anticipate where events may occur in the future. GeoEye is a public company listed on NASDAQ as GEOY and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with more than 700 employees worldwide. View all posts by webmastergeoeye

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