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  • Jeffrey Tarr: DigitalGlobe Sets 30-Centimeter Satellite Launch Date to 2016 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jeffrey Tarr: DigitalGlobe Sets 30-Centimeter Satellite Launch Date to 2016

    DigitalGlobe has renamed its GeoEye-2 satellite to “WorldView-4,” a 30-centimeter satellite the company plans to launch into space in mid-2016. Jeffrey Tarr, president and CEO of DigitalGlobe, said Thursday the company set that launch date for WorldView-4 following the Commerce Department“™s approval for the sale of imagery with up to 25 centimeters in resolution. DigitalGlobe intends for the new […] More

  • Lockheed Integrates GeoEye Satellite Imaging Payload, Bus; Carl Alleyne Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Integrates GeoEye Satellite Imaging Payload, Bus; Carl Alleyne Comments

    Lockheed Martin and GeoEye continue to forge ahead on their schedule for developing an imagery satellite for the government, according to Carl Alleyne, GeoEye“™s vice president of engineering. Lockheed announced Tuesday the company had integrated the spacecraft bus and imaging payload, delivered to Lockheed by ITT Exelis, for the GeoEye-2 imaging satellite.  The bus is the […] More

  • Exelis Delivers GeoEye Satellite Image System to Lockheed; Bill Schuster Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis Delivers GeoEye Satellite Image System to Lockheed; Bill Schuster Comments

    ITT Exelis, GeoEye and Lockheed Martin are collaborating to prepare the GeoEye-2 satellite for its launch and full operation by 2013. Exelis announced Tuesday it has delivered GeoEye’s imaging system for the satellite to Lockheed Martin’s space systems company in Sunnyvale, Calif. The McLean, Va.-based firm said the second-generation satellite will provide customers government, commercial and […] More

  • Lockheed Begins GeoEye Satellite Integration, GeoEye COO Bill Schuster Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Begins GeoEye Satellite Integration, GeoEye COO Bill Schuster Comments

    Lockheed Martin will begin integrating GeoEye’s next-generation, high-resolution Earth-imaging satellite, known as GeoEye-2. GeoEye plans to deliver the integrated propulsion system to Lockheed’s facilities in Sunnyvale, Calif. later this month. The start of vehicle integration marks the on-schedule progress of installation and testing of satellite components and subsystems over the next several months in preparation for the […] More

  • Lockheed Martin's GeoEye Satellite Completes Critical Review - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin’s GeoEye Satellite Completes Critical Review

    The satellite Lockheed Martin developed for GeoEye has successfully completed the Space System Critical Design Review two weeks ahead of schedule. The design review for the GeoEye-2 lasted a total seven months starting in November 2010. “Working alongside GeoEye, this team developed a robust design for GeoEye-2 that will meet the increasing demands for timely […] More

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