April 7, 2022

Aerospace/Defense and Space Industries in Tucson: BizTucson

April 7th, 2022|Media Coverage, News|

Aerospace/Defense and Space Industries Now a Foundation for the Local Economy BizTucson - Spring 2022 - By Rodney Campbell Read the entire Spring 2022 Edition here. The five Cs of the Arizona economy – copper, cattle, cotton, citrus, and climate − that have traditionally driven growth in Arizona might need to dip into the alphabet soup for another economic driver. Aerospace, defense and space industries are flying high in Southern Arizona, with businesses spinning off from technologies developed at the University of Arizona or through partnerships between [...]

February 22, 2022

Arizona Space Innovators

February 22nd, 2022|Media Coverage, News, Podcasts|

Arizona Space Innovators FreeFall Aerospace was on Tipping Point to talk about Arizona space innovators. Host, Zach Yentzer, spoke with FreeFall's Julie Bonner (Director of Communications). Listen to FreeFall Aerospace on Tipping Point Radio Show FreeFall is on the air at 29:00 in this episode. ZACH YENTZER - HOST, TIPPING POINT On Tipping Point with Zach Yentzer, NPR meets talk radio. It’s centered, common sense talk, with news and interviews about the people, [...]

December 16, 2021

Arizona is becoming a star in commercial space sector

December 16th, 2021|Media Coverage, News|

Arizona is becoming a star in commercial space sector Phoenix Business Journal By Steve Zylstra | Dec 16, 2021 FreeFall Aerospace is developing revolutionary antenna technology for ground, air, and space. Spherical antennas offer a wide field of view, efficient beam steering, and low mass to simplify and improve satellite communications. This allows entire constellations of low-cost satellites to be integrated in a complete communications network. The technology is based on research in high-frequency radio astronomy at The University of Arizona. Read Full Article at Phoenix Business Journal: On many [...]

October 20, 2021

CatSat is Coming Together!

October 20th, 2021|News, Videos|

This morning FreeFall Aerospace staff visited the University of Arizona to see the progress on CatSat, one of eight research satellites to be launched aboard a NASA mission in June 2022. The satellites selected under NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative will perform technology demonstrations, conduct scientific investigations, and provide educational benefits. CatSat is a partnership of the University of Arizona, FreeFall Aerospace, and Rincon Research. CatSat is a 6U CubeSat developed by UA students from various departments, including Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Astronomy, Computer Science, and Electrical and Computer Engineering. It allows [...]

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