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Small Satellite Conference 2020

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.

2020 SheTech Explorer Day Arizona

SheTech Explorer Day is Coming to Arizona! City of Tucson Office of Economic Initiatives in partnership with UA Tech Parks Arizona is pleased to launch Arizona’s first SheTech Explorer Day! This day‐long, industry‐led STEM exploration event provides hands‐on, interactive activities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for rising 9th through 12th grade girls. We are [...]

Alex Rodriguez of FreeFall at CEO Roundtable Tucson Young Professionals

Tucson Young Professionals holds a monthly CEO Roundtable as an avenue of professional development for our members and the community. Alex Rodriguez will speak for 30-35 minutes including story of successes, pitfalls and laughs on his journey to becoming a successful leader. Ticket includes event entry and appetizers. • Always free for TYP Members - Enter [...]

Tech Launch Arizona startups had $586 million economic impact over 3 years

Juan Carlos Lopez-Tonazzi, left, and Dan McFatter, engineers at FreeFall Aerospace, work on a new space antenna in the company’s lab in Tucson. FreeFall Aerospace is one of 71 startups that Tech Launch Arizona has helped develop in the last three years. Photo by Rebecca Sasnett. Report: UA's tech-transfer arm had $586 million [...]

FreeFall Holiday Mixer 2019

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Doug Stetson, President of FreeFall Aerospace at Startup Coffee

StartUp Tucson Coffee's guest speaker is Doug Stetson, president of FreeFall Aerospace. Doug will describe FreeFall's disruptive antenna technology to show how innovation can arise in unexpected ways and lead to new products and perspectives. Let's talk startups over coffee! Parking across the street at Depot Plaza Garage, 45 N. Fifth Ave. FreeFall is developing revolutionary new [...]

By | 2018-11-19T19:08:50+00:00 December 19th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

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