This GeoEye-1 satellite image shows the LCROSS crater impact area on the Moon. This image was taken when the GeoEye-1 Earth-imaging satellite was on the dark side of the Earth over the central Pacific heading northward at a speed of 4 miles per second. The image was taken 47 seconds after Centaur's impact. Resolution is about 230 meters.
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GeoEye, Inc. is an international information services company serving government and commercial markets. The Company is recognized as one of the geospatial industry's high resolution imagery experts, delivering exceptional quality imagery products and solutions to customers around the world. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, the Company has 534 employees, as of June 30, 2009, dedicated to developing best-in-class geospatial, communications and information products, systems and services. The Company provides support to academic institutions and non-governmental organizations through the GeoEye Foundation (http://www.geoeyefoundation.org). GeoEye is a public company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol GEOY. Additional information about GeoEye is available at www.geoeye.com.