GeoEye, Inc. provides geospatial information and insight for decision makers and analysts who need a clear understanding of its changing world to protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. GeoEye owns and operates two earth-imaging satellites, GeoEye-1 and IKONOS. GeoEye-1 is the most accurate commercial Earth-imaging satellite & IKONOS is designed to downlink imagery to a customer and to accept imaging collection orders directly from customers. It also provides its products and services to the U.S. government, including the national security community, international customers, and North American commercial customers. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Herndon, VA.