Lockheed Martin Integrates GeoEye-2 Imaging Payload on Spacecraft Bus
[Satellite TODAY 05-02-12] Lockheed Martin Space Systems has successfully mated the spacecraft bus and the imaging payload for GeoEye’s next-generation, high-resolution imaging satellite, the manufacturer announced May 1.
Lockheed Martin is developing GeoEye-2 under a fixed-price contract. United Launch Alliance will send GeoEye-2 into orbit onboard an Atlas 5 rocket in 2013. Once operational, GeoEye-2 will work to provide imagery to intelligence analysts, warfighters and military decision-makers.