Is GeoEye-1 still operational?
GeoEye-1 is an Earth-imaging satellite operated by Maxar of the United States which launched 6 September 2008 and remains operational. It is part of ESA’s Third Party Missions Programme, in which ESA has an agreement with European Space Imaging (EUSI) to distribute data products from the mission.
What is the most up to date satellite maps?
Top 9 free sources of satellite data [2021 update]
- Google Earth – Free access to high resolution imagery (satellite and aerial)
- Sentinel Hub – Browse Sentinel data.
- USGS Satellite imagery – Landsat, MODIS, and ASTER data.
- NOAA – Get new satellite data every 15 minutes.
What is GeoEye-1?
The GeoEye-1 satellite sensor is a highly sophisticated commercial remote sensing system, featuring a three-day revisit time and the ability to locate an object within three meters of its location. Satellite Imaging Corporation acquires and processes satellite imagery from this groundbreaking sensor.
What is the GeoEye-1 satellite sensor?
The GeoEye-1 satellite sensor was successfully launched on September 6, 2008. The satellite, which was launched at Vanderberg Air Force Base, California, provides a resolution of 0.46-meters.
Where can I download GeoEye-1 commercial data?
Coverage Maps indicating the availability of GeoEye-1 products are available for download. Commercial data held in the USGS archives can be downloaded from EarthExplorer (EE) using a valid username and password that allows searching and downloading of commercial data.
What is the orbit altitude of GeoEye-1?
GeoEye-1 has been flying at an altitude of about 681 kilometers and is capable of producing imagery with a ground sampling distance of 46-centimeters, meaning it can detect objects of that diameter or greater. During the late summer of 2013, the orbit altitude of the GeoEye-1 satellite sensor was raised to 770 Km/ 478 Miles.