While GeoEye-1 is capable of imagery with details the size of 41 centimetres (16 in), Google will have access to details of 50 centimetres (20 in). The GeoEye-1 is set to serve not only Google but also the US government.
On October 10th GeoEye-1 released its first ever shot images which is of Kutzton University in Pennsylvania. Heres the image...
With Google having access to such high resolution images Google Maps and Google Earth are about to get that much sweeter. Way to gooo.. Google.
Take a look at some more exclusive images from GeoEye here