Integrated Spaceflight Services Selected as the Research and Education Partner of Swiss Space Systems

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Integrated Spaceflight to Provide Zero Gravity Research and Education Services to Customers in North America Starting in the Fall of 2015

We are extremely happy to count with Integrated Spaceflight's market experience in providing services for customers requiring a hands-on approach to the FAA certification and payload integration process for parabolic flights, which can be very complex.

Integrated Spaceflight Services, a Colorado-based aerospace company specializing in payload test and integration, spaceflight research services and space education and training services, announced today that it has been selected to be the Research and Education Integration Partner of Swiss Space Systems (‘S3’) for its reduced gravity program in the Americas.

“Integrated Spaceflight is proud to have been chosen by S3 to serve the research and education community for its integration needs in North America,” said Dr. Jason Reimuller, president of Integrated Spaceflight Services. “We are very excited to work together with S3 to fly our customer’s payloads on the world’s largest zero-gravity aircraft.”

Integrated Spaceflight will provide a seamless interface for the microgravity researcher or educator, managing the FAA certification process of their payloads to be flown on S3’s zero g aircraft. S3 will operate a wide-body Airbus, specially modified for zero g operations, which will provide parabolic flight services in the United States starting in the Fall of 2015.

Integrated Spaceflight will also provide aerospace medical assistance for in-flight experimenters as well as an Internal Review Board (IRB) for experiments involving human test subjects.

"We are extremely happy to count with Integrated Spaceflight's market experience in providing services for customers requiring a hands-on approach to the FAA certification and payload integration process for parabolic flights, which can be very complex indeed," said Robert Feierbach, Head of S3 USA.

About Integrated Spaceflight Services: Integrated Spaceflight Services, LLC, is a Boulder, Colo.-based company founded in 2010 that provides payload qualification, test and integration services as well as space research and education services through its non-profit affiliate organization, Project PoSSUM Inc. For more on Integrated Spaceflight Services, visit http://www.integratedspaceflight.com.

About Swiss Space Systems: Swiss Space Systems Holding SA is a company founded in Payerne, Switzerland, in 2012. S3 USA Holdings, Inc., has its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The S3 Group has an objective to develop, build, operate and certify suborbital reusable shuttles to launch satellites of up to 250kg. The company currently has 75 employees, and its budget up until the launch of its first satellite is around $250 M Swiss Francs. To learn more about S3’s zero-g flights, visit zerog.s-3.ch.

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