GeoEye-2 Webinar

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Continuing Leadership in Imaging Expertise: These slides were presented by GeoEye, ITT Exelis, and Lockheed Martin who shared performance highlights and what you can expect from the world’s highest resolution and most accurate imaging satellite. Learn more about GeoEye-2 here: http://launch.geoeye.com/LaunchSite

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GeoEye-2 Webinar

  1. 1. GeoEye-2: Less than 12 Months To Launch Setting the new standard for resolution and accuracy June 5th 2012GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  2. 2. 2 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  3. 3. Topics› Global Market Trends› How is GeoEye Elevating Insight?› GeoEye Earth Imagery Delivers Clear Insight› GeoEye-2 Builds On This Strong Heritage› GeoEye Constellation Will Lead the Industry› Will Position Us To Deliver New Class of Services GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  4. 4. Our world is full of threats and opportunities Critical Infrastructure Development Natural / Manmade Disasters Geopolitical Instability Military Conflict
  5. 5. Everything Happens … Someplace Sometime Geospatial Information and Insight Can Drive Better Decisions! 5 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  6. 6. GeoEye is Elevating Insight … Help decision makers see, understand, and respond to our changing world Earth Geospatial Enabling Imagery Expertise TechnologiesClear Insight Deep Insight Timely Insight Protect Lives, Manage Risk, and Optimize Resources 6 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  7. 7. Elevating Insight for Economic Growth Russian Cadastral Mapping Project Clarifying ownership = increased investment 17,000,000 square kilometer land mass Imaging the entire country in two years Impossible to do with aerial collection Already mapped 49,000,000 parcels 7 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  8. 8. GeoEye-1 Half-Meter Imagery | Moscow, Russia
  9. 9. GeoEye-1 Half-Meter Imagery | St. Petersburg, Russia
  10. 10. GeoEye-1 Half-Meter Imagery | October 6, 2009 | Port of Kozmino, RussiaGeoEye-1 Port of Kozmino, RUSSIA October 6,2009
  11. 11. GeoEye-1 Half-Meter Imagery | January 26, 2011 | Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow, RussiaGeoEye-1 Domodedovo International Airport,Moscow, RUSSIA January 26, 2011
  12. 12. GeoEye-1 Half-Meter Imagery | September 6, 2009 | Valley of Geysers, Kamchatka, Russia
  13. 13. GeoEye-1 Half-Meter Imagery| January 5, 2009 | Vladivostok, RussiaGeoEye-1 Vladivostok, RUSSIA January 5,2009
  14. 14. GeoEye-2 will set new standard! › Camera: Most Advanced ‒ .34-meter resolution brings precise views ‒ Wider field of view ‒ Most accurate › Spacecraft: Improved agility ‒ Control Moment Gyros ‒ Direct tasking and downlink › Ground Architecture: Future Oriented Design ‒ Collection planning, production, exploitation and analysis, and dissemination technologies Faster delivery of the most precise imagery enables clear and timely insight. 14 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  15. 15. Resolution Matters – Moving BeyondMapping 15 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  16. 16. Post Tornado - Greensburg, KS - May 12, 2007 Resolution: 1m .82 m .50 m **************** .41 m .34 m .15 m (6 in) **Satellite License Restriction
  17. 17. Post Tornado - Greensburg, KS - May 12, 2007 Resolution: 1m .82 m .50 m **************** .41 m .34 m .15 m (6 in) **Satellite License Restriction
  18. 18. Post Tornado - Greensburg, KS - May 12, 2007 Resolution: 1m .82 m .50 m **************** .41 m .34 m .15 m (6 in) **Satellite License Restriction
  19. 19. Post Tornado - Greensburg, KS - May 12, 2007 Resolution: 1m .82 m .50 m **************** .41 m .34 m .15 m (6 in) **Satellite License Restriction
  20. 20. Post Tornado - Greensburg, KS - May 12, 2007 Resolution: 1m .82 m .50 m **************** .41 m .34 m .15 m (6 in) **Satellite License Restriction
  21. 21. Post Tornado - Greensburg, KS - May 12, 2007 Resolution: 1m .82 m .50 m **************** .41 m .34m .15 m (6 in) **Satellite License Restriction
  22. 22. We are less than a year from launch! Primary Mirror ITT successfully ITT Exelis GeoEye Wins Launch and Blank Assembly completes delivers the EnhancedView begin Delivered to ITT Critical Design imaging system Contract Operations! Review to Lockheed 2007 2008 2010 2010 2010 2011 2012 2012 2012 2013 GeoEye Lockheed GeoEye GeoEye Selects Lockheed Initiates Completes Successfully Lockheed begins bus Development Design Review Completes Final Martin to Build integration and of GeoEye-2 ahead of Critical Design GeoEye-2 testing schedule Review
  23. 23. GeoEye’s Constellation High Resolution Color ConstellationEnables Customers to Move BeyondMapping › GeoEye 1 & 2 phased for optimal high resolution collection ‒ Enables true 50 cm collection ‒ Optimized for regional high quality imaging › The only <41cm commercial color constellation on orbit ‒ Shortest time to access ‒ Longest access times › Supports mission and business critical applications The only <41cm commercial color constellation on orbit 23 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  24. 24. Making Investments To Maximize Platform› Integrated Constellation Management ‒ Task GeoEye-1 and GeoEye-2 to maximize collection ‒ Most efficient collector of <50 cm imagery in the world› Integrated Processing and Exploitation ‒ Extract insights from pixels within minutes of collection ‒ Leverage deep expertise in feature extraction and analytics› Open Ground Architecture ‒ Able to run on commodity hardware or in cloud ‒ Enables us to support a variety of customer deployments 24 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  25. 25. Elevating Insight – On-Demand
  26. 26. GeoEye-2 Webinar: Continuing Leadership in Imaging Expertise Kyle Schmackpfeffer Director Commercial Optical Sensing Systems, ITT ExelisGeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  27. 27. Exelis’ Long History of Commercial RemoteSensing Solutions› ITT Exelis provides sensor subsystems and imaging payloads for U.S. commercial remote sensing providers ‒ Designed and built the entire imaging payload for IKONOS, GeoEye-1 and GeoEye-2  IKONOS: 0.7 m telescope and outer barrel assembly; pan and 4 bands MS sensor  GeoEye-1: 1.1 m telescope and outer barrel assembly; pan and 4 bands MS sensor  GeoEye-2: 1.1 m telescope and outer barrel assembly; pan and 4 bands MS sensor 27 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  28. 28. Optical Telescope Unit / Outer Barrel Assembly› Focal length increased relative to GeoEye-1 ‒ Enables GeoEye-2’s 34cm resolution from 681km altitude 28 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  29. 29. Sensor Subsystem› Faster line rates than GeoEye-1 and minor design changes to improve image quality (noise, banding and streaking, etc.) Focal Plane Unit (FPU) Data Processing Unit (DPU) Power Supply Unit (PSU) 29 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  30. 30. We’ve come a long way….› IKONOS vs. GeoEye-2 comparison… Parameter IKONOS GeoEye-2 ImprovementAperture 0.7 m 1.1 m 57% largerPan Pixel Pitch 12 mm 8 mm 33% smallerNumber of Pan Pixels ~14,200 ~42,500 200% morePan GSD at 681km 0.82 m 0.34 m 59% betterSwath at 681 km 11.3 km 14.5 km 28% widerMax Line Rate 6,500 lps 24,000 lps 269% fasterArea Collection Rate 60 km2/s 118 km2/s 97% more 30 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  31. 31. Payload Delivery› On April 10, 2012, ITT Exelis announced that the GeoEye -2 imaging payload was delivered to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company in Sunnyvale, Calif. 31 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  32. 32. GeoEye-2 Webinar: Continuing Leadership in Imaging Expertise Paul McDonald GE-2 Space Vehicle Director, Lockheed MartinGeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  33. 33. LM Heritage› 50+ years of heritage across 5 generations of imaging satellite design, fabrication, test and operation ‒ 1’st Generation: Corona, Gambit & Hexagon ‒ 2’nd Generation: Hubble Space Telescope ‒ 3’rd Generation: IKONOS ‒ 4’th Generation: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter ‒ 5’th Generation: GeoEye-2› Resulting GeoEye-2 design has unprecedented commercial imaging performance› Depth of experience in system integration ‒ High level of user flexibility implemented in GeoEye-2 operation & ground software to serve GeoEye collection needs ‒ GeoEye-2 ground software developed to take full advantage of satellite capabilities driving satellite collection volume to new levels 33 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  34. 34. LM Satellite Evolution for GeoEye Ikonos GeoEye-2› 0.7 m optics / 12 mm pixel size › 1.1 m optics / 8 mm pixel size› 14,200 pixels, 6,500 Klps line rate › 42,500 pixels, 24,000 Klps line rate› Reaction wheel agility › Reaction wheel agility› Gimbaled 320 Mb/s downlink › Gimbaled 800 Mb/s downlink› ROC tasking/downlink › ROC tasking/downlink› 84 lbs propellant › 1000 lbs propellant› 64 Gb data storage › 3,200 Gb data storage› 1,600 lb weight › 5,600 lb weight 34 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  35. 35. LM GeoEye-2 Program Overview / Progress› 90% of spacecraft hardware delivered and installed› ITT Exelis payload delivered and mated to spacecraft› Vehicle testing ongoing› Cmd & Control Ground SW in acceptance testing› Collection Mgt Ground SW completed acceptance testing› On schedule for early 2013 launch 35 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  36. 36. GeoEye-2 Capability Summary› Imaging resolution ‒ 0.34 m GSD at nadir: NIIRS 5.5 (baseline 681 km orbit) ‒ 0.25 m GSD at nadir: NIIRS 6.0 (alternate 500 km orbit)› Satellite daily area collection capability ‒ Simultaneous collection of 0.5m pan and 2.0m four band MS data ‒ Simultaneous image data collection and downlink ‒ On-board storage capability of > 600 images› Real time geolocation accuracy of < 4.0 m› Mission operations ‒ Regional / theater user tasking and downlink ‒ Mission planning interleaves multiple user requests› 7 yr design life 36 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  37. 37. GeoEye-2 Horizontal in Test Facility 37 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  38. 38. Summary GeoEye-2 on GeoEye-2 sets a newschedule for launch standard in 2013 Constellation will Positioned for nextenable mission and generation geospatial business critical services to deliver applications insight on demand 38 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  39. 39. Visit our GeoEye-2 launch site at: http://launch.geoeye.com/LaunchSite/Keep up with all things GeoEye-2 by watching the #GE-2 tag across our social media platforms (you can follow us on Twitter at @GeoEye and like us at facebook.com/GeoEyeInc) 39 GeoEye Proprietary. © 2012 GeoEye, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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