34th Annual Small Satellite Conference The 34th Annual Small Satellite Conference will explore the realm of possible space mission architectures and how they can be practically achieved to support the diverse needs of the global space community.
Arizona Technology Council The Arizona Technology Council's After5 Networking December event was sponsored by FreeFall Aerospace. This 2019 Holiday Mixer was at the beautiful Ronstadt House courtesy of UA Venture Capital. Approximately 150 guests attended from other Tucson and Phoenix technology companies. Thank you to all of these [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]