Collecting Images with GeoEye-1 – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured on GeoEye 101 Site

Frequency Because of its altitude, sun-synchronous orbit, field of view and superior high resolution, GeoEye-1 can revisit any point on Earth every three days or sooner (depending on the required look angle). It takes 98 minutes to travel from pole to pole. Volume Every day, the satellite collects up to 700,000 square kilometers (about the size of Texas) in panchromatic mode and up to 350,000 square kilometers (about the size of New Mexico) in multispectral mode. This capability is ideal for large-scale mapping projects…Source GeoEye

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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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