Imaging satellite operator GeoEye of Herndon, Va., will provide an unspecified Japanese government ministry with high-resolution imagery of the island nation under a partnership arrangement with Japan Space Imaging Corp.
TOULOUSE, France — Astrium Services is counting on two Earth observation satellites in final assembly here to give it sufficient firepower in 2013 to do battle with the merged assets of U.S. satellite Earth imagery providers DigitalGlobe and GeoEye.
PARIS — The two principal providers of commercial Earth observation satellite imagery to the U.S. government have agreed to merge in a deal that makes DigitalGlobe the buyer and GeoEye – which had tried to buy DigitalGlobe two months ago – the target, the two companies announced July 23.
Commercial remote sensing firm GeoEye of Dulles, Va., said April 24 that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with geospatial solutions provider Rolta of Mumbai, India, to develop products and services forapr defense and homeland security customers in “high-growth global markets, beginning with India.”
ITT Exelis Geospatial Systems said April 10 that it has delivered the imaging payload for GeoEye’s GeoEye-2 optical Earth observation satellite to prime contractor Lockheed Martin Space Systems of Sunnyvale, Calif.