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Innovator Finalist FreeFall, Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards

FreeFall is a Finalist for Innovator of the Year, Start-Up Company Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards 2019 FreeFall Aerospace is proud to announce that we are a finalist for the Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards Announced by Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority. We are a finalist in the “Innovator of the Year, Start-Up [...]

By | 2019-09-18T21:41:52+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Categories: Awards, Media Coverage|0 Comments

FreeFall Disrupting the RF Antenna Industry – ANSYS Podcast

Using Simulation to Disrupt the RF Antenna Industry August 26, 2019 Podcast host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Stefan O'Dougherty of FreeFall to discuss the use of ANSYS simulation tools to drive the design of their unique RF antenna concept. Hear more about FreeFall's RF Antenna Concept Below: [...]

By | 2019-09-04T19:40:29+00:00 September 4th, 2019|Categories: Media Coverage, News, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Tucson Creative City Radio Show interview with FreeFall

Listen to FreeFall on The Creative City Show in Tucson FreeFall was on The Creative City Show to talk about Tucson and how their new antenna technology company is thriving in Arizona. Host, Zach Yentzer, spoke with FreeFall's Doug Stetson (President),  Julie Bonner (Marketing Director) and Rich Cane (Advisor). [...]

By | 2019-07-15T19:03:18+00:00 July 15th, 2019|Categories: Media Coverage, News, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Julie Bonner of FreeFall on SuccessLab Podcast

Drive Connections by Aligning Your Mission, Values and Goals FreeFall's Julie Bonner was interviewed on the SuccessLab Podcast by Beth Cochran.  She is the marketing director at FreeFall Aerospace, a Tucson-based startup developing intelligent orbital and terrestrial antenna systems (or as this recent article in Wired Magazine referred to them, inflatable satellites). "In this episode of [...]

By | 2019-07-09T20:14:55+00:00 July 9th, 2019|Categories: Media Coverage, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

WIRED: New Space Telescopes Could Look Like Giant Beach Balls

NEW SPACE TELESCOPES COULD LOOK LIKE GIANT BEACH BALLS WIRED | DANIEL OBERHAUS 06.11.19, 07:00 AM IF WE EVER have giant inflatable telescopes in space, you can thank Chris Walker’s mom. Years ago, Walker was making chocolate pudding when he had to interrupt his culinary undertaking to field a phone call [...]

UA-focused venture fund invests in advanced antenna maker

Dec 3, 2018 By David Wichner Arizona Daily Star  A venture-capital fund focused on University of Arizona technology has invested in Freefall Aerospace, a UA spinoff that has developed a new, steerable antenna for satellite and ground-based communications. Freefall was founded by UA astronomy professor Chris Walker and NASA veteran Doug Stetson to advance antenna [...]

By | 2018-12-11T22:26:45+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Categories: Media Coverage, News|0 Comments

Space tech startup Freefall touts successful test with NASA

November 14 2018, Nick Esquer of Arizona Chamber News As a nation, we’ve been through spells of obsession with the idea of heading into space and exploring the final frontier. And with movies like First Man and genius/Bond villains like Elon Musk planning to shoot themselves into space for whatever reason, space is cool again. But one [...]

Tucson Tech: NASA balloon test big step for UA antenna spinoff

Oct 11, 2018, David Wichner Arizona Daily Star One of Tucson’s latest New Space industry startups took a big step forward recently when a prototype of its spherical antenna hitched a ride on NASA’s newest and biggest research balloon. Freefall Aerospace, a University of Arizona technology spinoff founded by UA astronomy professor Chris Walker and NASA [...]

By | 2019-03-26T19:56:45+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Coverage|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments