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Chris Walker of FreeFall talks at Creative Mornings Tucson

Dr Chris Walker of FreeFall shares his exciting space research at Creative Mornings Tucson Chris Walker is the co-founder and Chief Scientist and VP for R&D for FreeFall Aerospace. He is responsible for creating their revolutionary intelligent antennas for space and ground. Walker earned the “2018 Inventor of the Year” in Physical Sciences in the Department [...]

By | 2019-05-21T20:11:09+00:00 June 14th, 2019|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 from [...]

Interview with Doug Stetson, President of FreeFall

An Interview with Doug Stetson, President of FreeFall Aerospace: Where did you grow up? "My Dad was in the Air Force so we moved around a bit, but mostly I grew up in Southern California. We spent a few years at Edwards Air Force Base when I was little so I got to [...]

By | 2018-12-13T22:06:04+00:00 December 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

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