Near Space Provider for hosted payloads
Combining the best of satellite and aviation
OpenStratosphere is an independent pure play company. We operate flexible Near Space platforms with the highest safety and efficiency. We offer rapid mission deployment for your earth observation applications, environmental intelligence or communication infrastructure.
Rent our manned Near Space aircraft to test and improve your payloads and applications.
Advantages of Near Space
Solar-powered high-altitude aircraft enable perpetual flight.
No (re)visit time limitations
Platforms can be positioned anywhere, anytime.
Available missions include station keeping, route tracking or area scanning.
High Resolution Imagery
Mission altitude allows less than 30cm Ground Sample Distance.
Use of aviation infrastructure: runway, communication and navigation systems.
Flights in uncongested airspace above commercial airlines.
Specifications for Hosted Payload
Loitering Altitude : 18 km
Speed: 100 km/h
Max Weight: 30 kg
Maximum Volume: 100x40x40 cm
Unpressurized: 0.01 atm
Temperature Range: +50° -70° C
Radiation: Space grade
Max Acceleration: ±3.5 g