e-GEOS to Supply EU with GeoEye-1, Iknonos Data
[Satellite TODAY 03-17-10] Telespazio and Italian Space Agency subsidiary e-GEOS signed a four-year, 5.4 million euro ($7.4 million) framework supply contract with the European Union (EU) through the Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission, e-GEOS announced March 16.
e-GEOS will provide the EU with worldwide very high resolution images from the GeoEye-1 and Ikonos satellites. The data will be provided through e-GEOS’s imaging and processing facility located at Neustrelitz station in Germany.
The data will be used to support EU homeland security, environmental protection, humanitarian aid, assessment and monitoring of infrastructure and for the verification and monitoring of nuclear installations.
Telespazio Wins U.S. Defense Contract Satellite Today January 18, 2010
[Satellite TODAY 01-18-10] Telespazio and Lockheed Martin were awarded a five-year contract by the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to provide data, products and services from the Cosmo-SkyMed satellites, Telespazio announced Jan…
GeoEye Taps Lockheed Martin to Build GeoEye-2 Satellite Today March 12, 2010
[Satellite TODAY 03-12-10] GeoEye has selected Lockheed Martin Space Systems to build the GeoEye-2 spacecraft, the companies announced March 11. GeoEye-2 will be similar to the GeoEye-1 satellite, which was placed in orbit in 2008 and provides…
ESA Awards GMES Imagery Contract to e-Geos Satellite Today November 20, 2009
[Satellite TODAY 11-20-09] Telespazio and Italian Space Agency joint venture e-Geos signed a 3.5 million euro ($5.2 million) contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to supply optical and radar satellite data for the Global Monitoring for…