[Satellite TODAY 09-01-10] ITT Corp. received a subcontract from Lockheed Martin Space Systems to continue building the imaging system for GeoEye's next-generation Earth-imaging satellite, GeoEye-2, ITT announced Aug. 31. ITT has been developing technology for GeoEye-2 as a subcontractor since October 2007. The GeoEye-2 imaging system consists of a camera and sensor subsystem, optical telescope unit and outer barrel assembly. ITT Geospatial Systems President Chris Young said Lockheed Martin selected his company because of its critical imaging capabilities "Our integrated electro-optical payload will be highly advanced and will provide unparalleled detail and multispectral geospatial precision."...
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