High altitude pseudo satellites (haps)
HAPS – the EMERGING TECHNOLOGY THAT WILL PROVIDE PERSISTENT, COST-EFFECTIVE CAPABILITY LIKELY TO DISRUPT EXISTING SPACE AND COMMUNICATIONS MARKETS
Elson Space Engineering co-developed the original Zephyr II HAPS in association with QinetiQ in 2002.
Andy Elson is the founder of the Astigan HAPS project.
From 2013 – 2018 Elson Space Engineering conducted the design and testing of the Astigan fixed wing HAPS platforms with a series of successful low and mid-altitude test flights
Elson Space Engineering provides R&D expertise in both Lighter than Air (airship & balloon) and Heavier than Air (fixed wing) HAPS systems.