NSR in the News

The Wall Street Journal: Drone Ambitions Soar to the Stratosphere

Research firm NSR said in a report last year that high-altitude aircraft, including stratospheric drones, balloons and airships, could bring in $1.7 billion in revenue over the next decade, and estimated there were about 40 development programs under way. It said current efforts are better funded than previous attempts to commercialize stratospheric aircraft, dating to at least the 1990s.

“We do think of it as having a future,” said Shivaprakash Muruganandham, an analyst at NSR.