Keep an Eye on This Satellite Stock

GeoEye announced that it has taken its first image from space.
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By Guest Columnist Chris Fernandez of

In a positive step towards the full commissioning and checkout of its latest satellite, GeoEye-1,



announced that GeoEye-1 has taken its first images from space and is one step closer to providing useful imagery to its customers.

While this doesn't give us as investors the 100% green light, it is one more necessary and important step in ensuring that GeoEye-1 is fully operational and able to fulfill the promise of the four years it took to develop, build and launch the satellite.

So with the apparent checkout inevitable, is now a good time to pick up shares of space-based and aerial imagery provider GeoEye?

To find out,



This article was written by a member of the Stockpickr community, Chris Fernandez. Fernandez is the founder and CEO of, a Web site dedicated to the micro-cap and small-cap stock universe.

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