Pictures of the Day: 6 May 2011 – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured in The Telegraph Picture Gallery

The Space Shuttle Endeavour stands ready on Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, awaiting launch to the International Space Station. Endeavour will launch no sooner than 10 May 2011. This mission will be the 36th shuttle mission to the station and the 134th and final flight of Endeavour. GeoEye tasked its GeoEye-1 satellite to collect this image of Cape Canaveral on 1 May 2011, while flying 423 miles above the Earth at an average speed of 17,000 mph.

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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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