Satellite Images of Earth a Hot Commodity – GeoEye Featured in Article

“We are hiring like crazy,” says GeoEye CEO Matthew O’Connell. “This is a great time to be in the space-imaging business.” The companies are finding eager customers in government planners and private developers for the images provided by their satellites, direct descendants of U.S. spy satellites. From views of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and volcanoes to Google Earth and Google Maps, space images now define our era, says space historian Margaret Weitekamp of the Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum in Washington.

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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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