Monthly Archives: June 2011

Lockheed Martin Team Completes GeoEye-2 Design Phase Early

The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team developing GeoEye‘s (NASDAQ: GEOY) next-generation, high-resolution Earth-imaging satellite, known as GeoEye-2, has successfully completed the Space System Critical Design Review (CDR) two weeks ahead of schedule. The review validated the detailed design of the spacecraft and command and control portion of the ground system to ensure it meets all program requirements for GeoEye‘s commercial and government users and marks the program’s transition to production…

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Where to Send 1,000 Kids After Flood Trashes Schools? – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured on MSNBC

‘It’s going to be one of those years they will grow as little people and take a big step into maturity,’ says one mom in Minot, North Dakota.

This June 25 satellite image provided by GeoEye shows flooding due to the cresting of the Souris River in Minot. Mayor Curt Zimbelman says demolition might be the only solution for nearly one-fifth of the homes in the city that have been damaged by Souris River flooding. (GeoEye / AP)

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Minot, North Dakota Flooding – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Showcased on MSNBC Photo Blog

As water ebbs in Minot, thoughts of what comes next.

This June 25 satellite image provided by GeoEye shows flooding due to the cresting of the Souris River in Minot, N.D. Minot Mayor Curt Zimbelman says demolition might be the only solution for nearly one-fifth of the homes in the city that have been damaged by Souris River flooding.

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Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Shows Earth from Space – GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured in Article

Cannon Beach – Each day, high above the clouds, dozens of sophisticated imaging satellites circle the Earth. These high-tech machines are capable of capturing extraordinary conditions and events that are nearly impossible to document from the surface of the planet. These remarkable images, which reveal the awesome beauty of the planet’s surface through the “eyes” of a space satellite, will be on display in a new Smithsonian traveling exhibition at the Cannon Beach History Center from July 2 to Aug. 28.

San Francisco – The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is visible as it crosses San Francisco Bay, one of the world’s great harbors. Detailed, high-resolution images reveal buildings, automobiles, and other evidence of densely developed urban centers. Submitted photo from IKONOS satellite by GeoEye, October 1999.

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In Flooded Minot, Some Prefer Camping to Shelters – GeoEye is Elevating Insight

When the Souris River swamped their home as it roared through Minot, the Schaan family could have taken refuge in a shelter. Instead, they headed to Walmart, plunked down $54 on a new tent and joined hundreds of others in a makeshift campground outside the city ice rink…

This satellite image provided by GeoEye shows flooding of the Souris River in Minot, N.D., as it crested over the weekend. Minot Mayor Curt Zimbelman says demolition might be the only solution for nearly one-fifth of the homes in the city, as they’ll be under slowly receding water for days.

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New GeoEye High Resolution Imagery of Minot, North Dakota (post-flooding) available on Flickr

Now available, High Resolution Satellite Earth Imagery of Minot, North Dakota (post-flooding) on Flickr presented by GeoEye.

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New GeoEye High Resolution Imagery of Minot, North Dakota (pre-flooding) available on Flickr

Now available, High Resolution Satellite Earth Imagery of Minot, North Dakota (pre-flooding) on Flickr presented by GeoEye.

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