Monday, March 8, 2010

Orbital Buying GD Sat Manufacturing Unit - GeoEye Featured in Aviation Week Article

...According to an Orbital statement, over the last 20 years the General Dynamics unit has developed and built 15 small- and medium-class satellites for the U.S. Air Force, NASA, Navy, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and other unidentified government and commercial customers. These include such recently-launched spacecraft as the Fermi/GLAST astronomy satellite for NASA, the C/NOFS space weather satellite for the Air Force, the GeoEye-1 commercial imaging satellite for GeoEye, and the NFIRE experimental satellite for MDA.


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About GeoEye


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.

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