DENVER, Colo., Nov. 21, 2000 – Space Imaging announced today the signing of
a contract with Turkey’s Inta Space Systems Inc., a subsidiary of Cukurova
Holdings, for the formation of a new commercial Regional Affiliate, Space
Imaging Eurasia. As a Regional Affiliate, Space Imaging Eurasia will have
the ability to collect and sell Earth imagery from the IKONOS satellite and
sell other Space Imaging CARTERRA(tm) products. Owned by Space Imaging,
IKONOS is the world’s first and only commercially available high-resolution
imaging satellite. Space Imaging Eurasia is based in Ankara, Turkey.

The formation of Space Imaging Eurasia represents the latest step forward in
the development of a global network of commercial companies dedicated to
supplying high-resolution Earth imagery and information products to

“We are very excited about the addition of Space Imaging Eurasia to our
Regional Affiliate network. Inta is a great partner and we are proud they
chose Space Imaging over the competition,” said John Copple, Space Imaging’s
chief executive officer. “The capabilities of the IKONOS system are truly
revolutionary to this industry. The demand for IKONOS imagery from a diverse
range of government and commercial clients around the world will provide
Inta a significant return on its investment.”

“Space Imaging Eurasia will sell state-of-the-art imagery products of our
Earth’s most sensitive and dynamic region,” said Mehmet Sepil, chief
executive officer of the board of Inta. “We will be able to task the IKONOS
satellite directly from our ground station in Ankara, which will enable our
customers to get imagery with the shortest delivery time and with the
highest confidence and quality. Our national and international network of
resellers will be dedicated to serving customers in this important region of
the world.”

Markets that will benefit from the one-meter resolution of the IKONOS system
include urban planning, telecommunications, national security, mapping,
infrastructure planning, disaster assessment, agriculture and forestry.

“We are aggressively building our world-wide network of commercial Regional
Affiliates,” said Conrad Mueller, vice president of international sales and

About Space Imaging

Space Imaging is a leading supplier of visual information products derived
from space imagery and aerial photography. The company launched the world’s
first and only one-meter resolution, commercial Earth imaging satellite,
IKONOS, on Sept. 24, 1999. Other CARTERRA(tm) products are produced from the
Indian Remote Sensing satellites, the U.S. Landsat, Canada’s RADARSAT and
the European Space Agency’s ERS satellites. Space Imaging also delivers
aerial-derived imagery products collected by its own Digital Airborne
Imaging System (DAIS-1(tm)). For more information about Space Imaging, visit