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October 9, 2018

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

October 9th, 2018|News|

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 at a record-breaking sustainable altitude of 159,000 ft., was completed on August 17th. This eight-hour test marks a breakthrough for the emerging small satellite industry. “This test was a big step forward for FreeFall [...]

August 17, 2018

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

August 17th, 2018|News|

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 NASA's new 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 key step in demonstrating FreeFall's spherical reflector and beam steering technology and a giant leap toward eventual spaceflight. NASA's new 60 million cubic foot balloon with FreeFall Antenna Technology FreeFall's Spherical [...]

July 9, 2018

Hiring Senior RF Engineer at FreeFall Aerospace

July 9th, 2018|Careers|

FreeFall is hiring a Senior RF Engineer THE ORGANIZATION FreeFall Aerospace, Inc. (FreeFall), located in Tucson, AZ, is developing revolutionary new antenna technology for satellite communications and 5G mmW communications. FreeFall’s smart antenna technology will revolutionize the way data moves throughout the 5G world. Our innovative, low-cost 3-dimensional antennas are unlike anything else in the industry, enabling high-frequency steerable communications that will unlock the potential of Smart Cities, connected vehicles, and the Internet of Things. Our embedded "Find and Follow" algorithms identify and track users with maximum efficiency, enabling true [...]

June 14, 2018

FreeFall joined the Arizona Technology Council

June 14th, 2018|News|

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 of technology conferences and events through out the year. "The Arizona Technology Council is the driving force behind making our state the fastest growing technology hub in the nation; connecting and empowering Arizona’s technology [...]