25 YEARS STRONG

TETHERS UNLIMITED

Our Story

Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) was founded in 1994 as a partnership between Dr. Robert Hoyt and Dr. Robert Forward to develop products based upon space tether technologies, including solutions for cleaning up space debris and transporting people and payloads through space.

Over the past two decades, TUI has expanded its technology portfolio to address industry needs for high-performance components for small satellites, robotic assembly and fabrication technologies, optical fiber winding and deployment, navigation sensors, satellite communications systems, and other advanced technology areas. 

Our Mission

Tethers Unlimited’s mission is to build a robust in-space economy that will serve the people of Earth and enable humanity to become a spacefaring society.

Quality Certification

AS9100 Series – Aerospace & Defense Certified
Tethers Unlimited, Inc. abides by the NQA AS9100 standards. This internationally recognized Aerospace & Defense QMS Standard focuses on the system necessary, to consistently provide quality products, processes and services.

ISO9001 – Quality Management Certified
Tethers Unlimited, Inc. abides by the NQA ISO9001 standards.

Our Values

Dedication

Dedication

We are dedicated to every client's success.

Innovation

Innovation

Innovation that matters.

Trust

Trust

Trust and personal responsibility in all relationships.

Meet the Leadership Team

Robert Hoyt

CEO & Founder

Sage Secilmis

Chief operating officer

Mark Hanson

Head of Business Development

Jeff Slostad

vp strategic missions

Tola Marts

Director of Engineering

Ty Mereness

Quality Manager

Dale Vertatschitsch

Electrical engineering manager

David Maxwell

director of finance

Kelly Cameron

director of human resources

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Tethers Unlimited, Inc. | Bothell, WA | (425) 486-0100