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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

Copper Cactus Awards 2019 Finalist FreeFall Aerospace

FreeFall Aerospace is proud to announce that we are a finalist for the prestigious Copper Cactus Awards 2019. We are a finalist in the "Nextrio Innovation" category which was judged on our creative use of innovative processes or products to pioneer change in our industry. The Tucson Metro Chamber Copper Cactus Awards presented by Wells [...]

By | 2019-07-18T18:52:48+00:00 July 18th, 2019|Categories: Awards, News|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

Dr. Chris Walker presents Telescopes, Satellites and 5G

Telescopes, Satellites and 5G Dr. Chris Walker shared his exciting space research including antennas and telescopes at FreeFall and the University of Arizona during Creative Mornings Tucson. Chris Walker is the co-founder and Chief Scientist and VP for R&D for FreeFall Aerospace. He is responsible for creating their revolutionary intelligent antennas for space and [...]

By | 2019-07-01T19:28:21+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Categories: News, Videos|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 [...]

Interview with Doug Stetson, President of FreeFall

An Interview with Doug Stetson, President of FreeFall Aerospace: Where did you grow up? "My Dad was in the Air Force so we moved around a bit, but mostly I grew up in Southern California. We spent a few years at Edwards Air Force Base when I was little so I got to [...]

By | 2018-12-13T22:06:04+00:00 December 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

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

FreeFall Tests Spherical Antennas at 159,000 feet on NASA’s Largest Balloon

FreeFall Tests Spherical Antennas at 159,000 feet on NASA’s Largest Balloon Innovative antennas provide high-bandwidth communications for small satellites FreeFall Aerospace, a Tucson-based startup founded by Chris Walker and Doug Stetson, recently demonstrated its wide field of view, electronically steerable, high-gain antennas for small satellites.  The test, from NASA’s 60 million cubic foot stratospheric balloon [...]

By | 2018-10-10T19:06:26+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

FreeFall Antenna Technology flew on NASA 60 Million Cubic Foot Balloon!

In partnership with the University of Arizona, the first flight test of FreeFall's advanced steerable antenna system is underway in New Mexico. The flight lifted off this morning on the new NASA 60 million cubic foot balloon. It can reach an altitude of 150,000-160,000 feet in the air as we study the antenna capabilities. This is a [...]

By | 2018-12-11T22:35:51+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

FreeFall joined the Arizona Technology Council

FreeFall is proud to be a member of the Arizona Technology Council. The council is Arizona's premier trade association for science and technology companies. Established in 2002 after the Arizona High Tech Industry Cluster merged with the Arizona Software & Industry Association it has since grown into an 800+ member professional networking organization that offers a variety [...]

By | 2018-06-14T22:22:44+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments