25 YEARS STRONG

TETHERS UNLIMITED

Our Story

Tethers Unlimited 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, Inc.’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.

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

Dan Ruester

VP of Strategies

Sage Secilmis

General Manager

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