GeoEye (NASDAQ: GEOY) is a producer of satellite, aerial, and geospatial information. It was a spin-off Orbital Sciences. It provides imagery to the federal governments (e.g., US National Geospatial Intelligence Agency), strategic international customers, resellers, commercial customers, and online mapping services.
It has five satellites in orbit: IKONOS, OrbView-2, OrbView-3, Aerial, and GeoEye-1.
Half of its revenue is from abroad. It has invested in Eastdawn Group (Japan, Middle East, US, Canada), Beijing Earth Observation, Inc., Indian Remote Sensing satellites, and CosmosSkymed (Europe).
Revenue has grown at a 53.5% CAGR from 2004 to 2007.