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GeoEye 1



GeoEye 1 is an American (privately owned) remote sensing craft that was launched by a Delta 2 rocket from Vandenberg AFB in California at 18:51 UT on 06 September 2008. The 2.1 tonne craft will provide 0.4 m resolution panchromatic and 1.6 m multicolor images to be marketed to the US Department of Defense and state and city planners.

Alternate Names

  • 33331
  • GeoEye1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-09-06
Launch Vehicle: Delta II
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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