The first NearSys flight took place on 2 November 1996, just two years after being introduced to near space exploration. Currently NearSys travels the United States giving presentation about near space. NearSys also launches near spacecraft across the country in a program called, OPHe (Other People's Helium).
Flight Statistics as of 30 March 2013
- 116 Flights
- 88,096 foot average altitude