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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]