Empowering the advancement of aerospace technologies by creatively defining, clarifying, and solving the most complex and dynamic challenges.

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Near Space Corporation has operated since 1996 as a commercial provider of high altitude, near space platforms and flight services for government, academic and commercial customers.

Highly customized flight train design and flight Operations for High Altitude Platform Systems (HAPS)

Advanced Space Materials

Soft Goods Design and Fabrication

Tillamook UAS Test Range

Test Range Services and Flight Support

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with Over 25 years of Aerospace experience

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Aerospace Firms End State Solutions and Near Space Corp. Announce Joint Agreement

By Press 13 April 2021 End State Solutions and Near Space Corp. (NSC) announced today an agreement to provide aerospace companies a single-source for a full suite of flight testing and Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) certification services. Unmanned, manned and optionally piloted aircraft developers can obtain speed-to-market through the leadership and experience the companies

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Robotic balloons to explore Venus? An Oregon company is working on it

By TOM BANSE The space agency NASA has chosen a small Tillamook-based aerospace company to design and test robotic balloons for future scientific exploration of Venus. Near Space Corporation is working on the Venus project with some of the same NASA team members currently managing an historic helicopter drone flight on Mars. Near Space CEO Tim Lachenmeier

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26 March 2021, Tillamook, OR     Near Space Corporation (NSC) is pleased to continue our support to NASA, JPL, and the exploration of our solar system through our award of a 2021 SBIR Phase 1 contract.   In this effort, NSC will design and develop platforms and techniques to support successful Venus Aerobot missions.  We will

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NSC ExoMars High Altitude Drop Test

March 23, 2021 The Near Space team works with many customers who have challenging requirements and are doing extremely interesting projects.  Working with the European Space Agency, Thales Alenia Space, and Vorticity Systems Limited for testing the Entry/Descent/Landing (EDL) parachute systems for their ExoMars project has definitely been both challenging and interesting. This project

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Near Space Corporation Announces New President

For Immediate Release June 20, 2019 Near Space Corporation Contact Russ Dewey (503) 842-1990 russ.dewey@nsc.aero Tillamook, OR – Near Space Corporation (NSC) is pleased to announce that Kevin Tucker is joining the leadership team.  Tim Lachenmeier is transitioning to CEO, with Kevin taking on operations as the company President.  Now in our 25th year, NSC

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Near Space Corporation Successfully Flies a 2-Balloon Constellation

For Immediate Release September 27, 2018 Near Space Corporation Contact Russ Dewey (503) 842-1990 russ.dewey@nsc.aero Near Space Corporation Successfully Flies a 2-Balloon Constellation for NASA Flight Opportunities Program Tillamook, OR – On 25 September, Near Space Corporation successfully launched two high-altitude balloons in series, 30 minutes apart into the skies over central Oregon for

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