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 14 November 2013
- 125 Flights
- 87,987 foot average altitude