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Platform: GEOEYE-1
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Orbit Altitude: 684 km
Orbit Inclination: 98 degrees
Equator Crossing: 10:30 AM
Period: 98 minutes
Repeat Cycle: 3 days
Orbit Type: LEO > Low Earth Orbit > Polar Sun-Synchronous
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GeoEye-1, formerly known as OrbView-5, is the next-generation high-resolution imaging mission of GeoEye, Dulles, VA, USA. In January 2006, the commercial imaging company GeoEye was formed, made up of ... View entire text
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Platform Logistics:
Design Life: 10 YEARS
Launch Date: 2008-08-22
Primary Sponsors:
US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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