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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 [...]

By | 2019-03-26T19:56:45+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Coverage|Tags: , , , , , , , |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