DULLES, Va., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbital Imaging Corporation (ORBIMAGE) announced today the promotion of two senior executives. Mr. Gary Adkins has been appointed Vice President of Federal Sales and National Security Programs, and Mr. Tony Anzilotti has been appointed Vice President, Finance and Controller.

Mr. Adkins joined ORBIMAGE in April of 2002 as the Senior Director for Federal Sales. An experienced veteran with a proven track record in the geospatial information industry, Mr. Adkins joins ORBIMAGE's executive team to lead the company's marketing efforts and sales of its satellite imagery products and value-added services to the Federal and National Security government sectors.

"We are pleased to appoint Gary to our executive team." said Timothy J. Puckorius, Senior Vice President for Worldwide Marketing and Sales. "Gary's impressive track record and extensive background in marketing geospatial information products and services to Federal and National Security customers will significantly help ORBIMAGE to further expand its existing sales and market share."

Prior to joining ORBIMAGE, Mr. Adkins built a strong record of success serving as the Director of Federal Sales for Space Imaging Corporation and in senior business development and executive management positions at Laser-Scan Inc. and Geodynamics Corporation after completing a distinguished 20-year career with the United States Air Force.

Mr. Anzilotti joined ORBIMAGE in June 2000 as Corporate Controller. Previously, he worked for over 10 years with Lockheed Martin Corporation in the Corporate Accounting division of its headquarters in Bethesda, MD. As Vice President of Finance and Controller, Tony will be responsible for finance and administration for ORBIMAGE, including oversight and management of ORBIMAGE's accounting, human resources, and contract administration functions and will continue to report to Armand Mancini, ORBIMAGE's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

"We are very pleased to announce the promotions of two very talented and dedicated members of the ORBIMAGE team and welcome the added contributions their positions will bring," said Matt O'Connell, ORBIMAGE's CEO. "As our company continues to prepare for the launch of OrbView-3 in late April and our emergence from bankruptcy this spring, Gary and Tony both will play instrumental roles in our expansion and success."

About ORBIMAGE:

ORBIMAGE is a leading global provider of Earth imagery products and services, with a planned constellation of four digital remote sensing satellites. The company currently provides mapping and related geospatial production services to the National Imagery Mapping Agency (NIMA) and operates the OrbView-1 atmospheric imaging satellite launched in 1995, the OrbView-2 ocean and land multispectral imaging satellite launched in 1997, and a worldwide integrated image receiving, processing and distribution network. Currently under development, ORBIMAGE's OrbView-3 high-resolution satellite will offer one-meter panchromatic and four-meter multispectral digital imagery on a global basis. ORBIMAGE is also the exclusive U.S. distributor of worldwide imagery from the Canadian RADARSAT-2 satellite.

More information about ORBIMAGE can be found at http://www.orbimage.com . SOURCE Orbital Imaging Corporation

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