Capabilities & Services

Aerostar employs a unique set of capabilities to provide services in support of high altitude balloon, airship, and unmanned aerial vehicle flight operations. Aerostar is a leader in high altitude/near space operations and has an established record of meeting the requirements of NASA, NOAA, and the Department of Defense. Often used as a team member to provide specialized high altitude expertise for a wide variety of technology and scientific research projects, Aerostar can minimize lead time and decrease unforeseen delays. Aerostar is uniquely capable of providing commercial engineering, production, and flight operations within a single organization.

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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






Facilities & Equipment

  • Multiple established and remote launch sites
  • Blimp hangar – 1,000 ft long, 300 ft wide, 160 ft high
  • Altitude chamber (pressure and temperature)
  • Material testing lab
  • Tracking aircraft
  • Self-contained mobile operations trailer
  • Specialized launch vehicles and equipment

Services Provided

  • Specialized design, engineering, and analysis
  • Custom inflatable manufacturing
  • High altitude drop testing
  • Stratospheric scientific experimentation
  • Unmanned aerial system flight testing
  • Mission planning and FAA coordination
  • Staffing for remote flight operations