Sunnyvale, Calif., July 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. high-resolution Earth-imaging satellite known as GeoEye-2 has completed a Space System Critical Design Review 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.
It also marked the program's transition to production.
Once operational in 2013, GeoEye-2 will be the world's highest resolution commercial satellite, providing highly accurate images to intelligence analysts, war fighters, and decisions makers across the globe...
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