January 7, 2014
Near Space FAA Test Site

FAA Test Site Award

January 7, 2014: After a rigorous 10-month selection process involving 25 proposals from 24 states, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the selection of six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test site operators on December 30. One of the selected sites is the Pan-Pacific UAS Test Range Complex, led by the University of […]
January 24, 2013
Near Space NASA FOP Balloon Launch

Near Space Corporation launches its first balloon flights with the NASA Flight Opportunities Program

January 24, 2013: Near Space Corporation (NSC) launched its first balloon flight with the NASA Flight Opportunities Program on Sunday January 20th. NSC has completed more than 160 balloon flights since it began operating from Tillamook, Oregon in 1996. This was the first balloon launch with the NASA Flight Opportunities Program. NSC worked with […]
February 27, 2012
Near Space Commercial High Altitude Balloon Launch Facility

First Commercial High Altitude Balloon Flight Facility to be Near Space Corporation Headquarters

February 27, 2012: Near Space Corporation (NSC), one of seven suborbital flight providers selected to support the NASA Flight Opportunities Program, is proud to announce the creation of the first commercial high altitude balloon flight facility. Located in Tillamook, Oregon, the $6.9 million first phase will include 31,000 square feet of construction. It will […]