TechFocus Member Spotlight Podcast: FreeFall Aerospace

TechFocus Podcast Interview with Doug Stetson, CEO of FreeFall Aerospace

TechFocus Member Spotlight Podcast | July 12, 2021

Hear FreeFall Aerospace CEO Doug Stetson discuss the new antennas they’re developing and how they’re bringing big data from small spacecraft.

This podcast is hosted by Linda Drake and Michael Beach Consulting.

Doug Stetson FreeFall Aereospace

Doug Stetson, Co-founder, President, and CEO

Doug Stetson is the CEO of FreeFall Aerospace that is developing innovative antenna technology for satellite communications. Prior to founding FreeFall, Doug spent 30 years at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory having lead roles in systems engineering and mission design for Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn missions. After leaving JPL in 2008, Doug was the project manager for the LightSail mission that successfully deployed and tested a solar sail in Earth orbit. Doug holds a B.S. in Physics and M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University.
He is the recipient of the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal and the JPL Award for Excellence in Leadership.
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TechFocus Member Spotlight Podcast

In partnership with Michael Beach Consulting, TechFocus Member Spotlight Podcast highlights Arizona’s growing prominence as a world-class tech hub. Each podcast episode features innovative entrepreneurs, transformative leaders, and tech titans who are reshaping the state’s evolving tech ecosystem in existing and emerging sectors. Moderated by Linda Drake, a seasoned Leadership Coach and Business Consultant with Michael Beach Consulting.

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FreeFall Aerospace

FreeFall Aerospace is developing revolutionary new antenna technology for ground, air, and space. Their innovative spherical antennas are drawing interest from a wide variety of commercial and government organizations, offering a wide field of view, electronic steering, and low mass to dramatically simplify and improve satellite communications. FreeFall was founded in Tucson as a spin-off from the University of Arizona and maintains a close connection with UA faculty and supporters.