SOURCE: Sanswire

September 01, 2010 09:35 ET

Sanswire Secures Event Sponsorship of the High Altitude and Near Space Conference

Sanswire Chairman to Present Keynote Address and Showcase Sanswire's Technology Roadmap Among the Near Space Industry's Leading Organizations and Programs

AVENTURA, FL--(Marketwire - September 1, 2010) - Sanswire Corporation (OTCBB: SNSR), a developer and producer of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and related technologies, today announced that it will participate as the event-level sponsor of the High Altitude and Near Space Conference. Additionally, Sanswire Chairman Michael K. Clark will present a keynote address at the second annual technology event which will take place September 28- 30 in Colorado Springs, CO at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center, where Sanswire will exhibit at booth # 1-2.

The High Altitude and Near Space Conference seeks to expand the marketplace of ideas essential to growing the Near Space industry currently supported by US government and commercial interests including smaller entrepreneurial companies like Sanswire which together lay the foundation for opportunities in the Near Space marketplace.

Sanswire Chairman Michael K. Clark, a keynote presenter at the conference, stated, "As the demand for near space solutions increase, I feel strongly that there needs to be an enhanced focus of capitalizing the industry utilizing both public and private funding sources. The near space sector is the ultimate piece of real estate in the sky that can significantly impact many of today's global economic and cultural challenges and the innovators developing the technology to successfully operate in near space will be the leaders in the next generation of communications."

Sanswire CEO Glenn Estrella stated, "Following the recent sale of our mid-altitude SkySat UAV platform and the subsequent delivery of the STS-111 UAV to our partner's facilities, we determined that sponsoring the High Altitude and Near Space Conference is the right opportunity to present our current technology roadmap directly to an industry leading forum focused on the rapidly developing near space industry. The conference provides a platform to discuss the future of the Near Space market, as well as nurture entrepreneurial relationships in this field," Mr. Estrella concluded.

Visitors to the Sanswire booth can speak with company representatives about Sanswire's technology and current programs and the benefits of Sanswire's unique approach to high altitude operations. Panel topics will cover defense and government-commercial cooperation, cutting edge technology, including current and future programs, and more. The High Altitude and Near Space Conference panels will be led by a host of executives, technologists, and thought leaders in the near space industry.

For additional information and registration for interested parties and analysts, please visit the High Altitude and Near Space web page at http://haans.rmtech.org/.

About Sanswire Corp.
Sanswire Corp. (OTCBB: SNSR) is a developer of integrated aerospace communications products and services. The company specializes in the design and construction of autonomous, lighter-than-air UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) capable of carrying payloads that provide persistent security solutions at low, mid, and high altitudes. Sanswire's airships and auxiliary products are designed for use by commercial and government-related entities that require real-time intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support for homeland defense, maritime, and border missions. The company's long-term objective is to develop and deliver state-of-the-art airship technology that provides surveillance sensor suites and other advanced wireless broadband capabilities to the broader commercial markets. 

About Rocky Mountain Technology Alliance
The Rocky Mountain Technology Alliance (RMTA), a non-profit organization. is a network of industry, academic institutions, and government organizations cooperating to expand global leadership in research, education, application, and commercialization of technology. RMTA encourages the application of technology for the benefit of society by supporting economic development of emerging and existing technologies, working to strengthen the research base, and fostering teaming opportunities and entrepreneurship. www.rmtech.org

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