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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 from [...]

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 [...]

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