DULLES, Va., USA, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — GeoEye, Inc. , announced that it is offering for sale a commemorative poster featuring a GeoEye-1 satellite image of the Inauguration of President Barack Obama. The company had more than 100 times the normal traffic on its Web site after the satellite image was published by the media.
On Jan. 20, 2009, at 11:19 a.m. (EST), GeoEye-1, the world’s highest resolution commercial Earth-imaging satellite, took a colour image over Washington D.C. The image shows the monuments along the National Mall and masses of people gathered between the U.S. Capitol and the Lincoln Memorial. The “Presidential Inauguration from Space” poster is 23 by 35 inches and sells for $29.99. It may be purchased by clicking on the link from the Company’s home page at (www.geoeye.com).