The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) recently awarded a $24-million satellite imagery contract extension to Space Imaging. This ClearView contract option enables the NGA to acquire additional commercial imagery from Space Imaging’s IKONOS satellite for another year. The NGA now has continued assurance into 2007 for a reliable supply of high quality IKONOS geospatial products and services for a broad spectrum of value-added applications. Based in US Space Imaging is the provider of satellite imagery. In 1999 Space Imaging launched IKONOS, the world’s first commercial high-resolution imaging satellite.