Status Report

Space Imaging Newswire 15 Jan 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
January 15, 2001
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Space Imaging Names Robert Z. Dalal as Vice President and Chief Financial

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 15, 2001 – Space Imaging announced today the appointment
of Robert Z. Dalal to the position of vice president and chief financial
officer. Dalal’s appointment is effective immediately.

Dalal will be primarily responsible for the overall management and direction
of Space Imaging’s long-term financial plan including the economic analysis
of business operations and the evaluation of the financial impact on related
initiatives being considered by the company. Dalal has extensive,
diversified experience in all facets of financial management including
commercial and government accounting and contracts.

Before joining Space Imaging, Dalal worked for Lockheed Martin Corporation,
where he held various senior financial management positions. Most recently
he was the vice president and controller of Lockheed Martin Space Systems
Company in Denver.

Dalal holds a master’s of business administration from the University of

John Copple, Space Imaging’s chief executive officer said, “We are excited
to have Bob on our executive management team. His proven financial
expertise offers us the opportunity to strengthen our financial operations,
formulate new strategies for broadening our capital base and position the
company for future growth.”

About Space Imaging

Space Imaging is a leading supplier of visual information products derived
from space imagery and aerial photography. The company launched the world’s
first and only one-meter resolution, commercial Earth imaging satellite,
IKONOS, on Sept. 24, 1999. Other CARTERRA(tm) products are produced from the
Indian Remote Sensing satellites, the U.S. Landsat, Canada’s RADARSAT and
the European Space Agency’s ERS satellites. Space Imaging also delivers
aerial-derived imagery products collected by its own Digital Airborne
Imaging System (DAIS-1(tm)). For more information about Space Imaging, visit

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Jane’s Defense Weekly, “Space Imaging Gets .5m Go Ahead,” Jan. 10, 2001.

Space News, “Decision Clears Way for Ikonos Half-Meter Satellite,” Jason
Bates, Staff Writer, Jan. 8, 2001.

Discover Magazine, Future Tech, “Eyes in the Sky: You, too, can be a
supersleuth with a few quick clicks of a mouse,” Simson Garfinkel, January 2001.

Guinness World Records, “Most accurate commercially-available spy satellite
photographs” used our Hong Kong Harbor, London and San Francisco images
D=53700, Dec. 21, 2001., Science News, “Half-Meter Satellite Images Will Help Government
Monitor Weather-Related Disasters,” Jeremy Singer, Dec. 19, 2000.

International Herald Tribune (Washington), “Satellite Photo Sales Allowed,”
Dec. 18, 2000.

Space News, “U.S. Approves Licenses for Two Imaging Satellites with
Half-Meter Resolution,” Jason Bates, Dec. 18, 2000.

Washington Post, “U.S. is Relaxing Rules on Sale of Satellite Photos,”
Vernon Loeb, Dec.
16, 2000.

SpaceRef staff editor.