Addon: GeoEye

GeoEye Addon

GeoEye (Ikonos-2 and GeoEye-1) products, including RPC and shape files

Ikonos 2 was an American (privately owned) imaging satellite launched by an Athena 2 rocket at 18:22 UT on 1999-09-24 from Vandenberg AFB. Its one-meter resolution images will be marketed under the brand name of Carterra about two or three months after launch. (Until its launch, the highest resolution of marketed images had been from the Indian IRC-1C and IRS-1D with a resolution of 5.8 meters.)
GeoEye 1 is an American (privately owned) remote sensing craft that was launched by a Delta 2 rocket from Vandenberg AFB in California at 18:51 UT on 06 September 2008. The 2.1 tonne craft will provide 0.4 m resolution panchromatic and 1.6 m multicolor images to be marketed to the US Department of Defense and state and city planners.
This addon allows to open GeoEye (Ikonos-2 and GeoEye-1) products and easily read/extract values from them.
This includes:

  • Metadata file
  • RPC file
  • Header file
  • Imagery file

Software Sources

Software Releases

Reference Data
Coming soon

Reference documents
GeoEye Product Guide
Ikonos Imagery Products and Product Guide