Tethers Unlimited, Inc.

Terminating Space Debris: Spaceflight, Inc. Chooses Tethers Unlimited, Inc.’s Terminator Tape™ for Deorbit of Orbit Transfer Vehicle.

 Bothell WA, – 21 July 2020 – Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) is pleased to announce that Spaceflight Inc. has selected TUI’s NanoSat Terminator Tape Deorbit System for end-of life disposal of its new Sherpa-FX orbit transfer vehicle. As part of an upcoming mission, Spaceflight will test the deorbit process with the Terminator Tape. When the …

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Powering SmallSats to Study the Sun: Tethers Unlimited Supports SwRI with Communication and Propulsion for NASA PUNCH SmallSat Mission

 Bothell WA, June 9, 2020 – Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) announced it has secured a contract to provide key communications and propulsion capabilities to Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) in support of the NASA PUNCH Mission. “This is our first opportunity to work with SwRI on one of their missions. Working with the SwRI team on …

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Forging a Strong Satellite-Ground Connection: AMERGINT Technology Holdings Acquires Tethers Unlimited, Inc.

 Colorado Springs, CO and Bothell WA, May 6, 2020 – AMERGINT Technology Holdings (AMERGINT) today announced it has acquired Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI), a leader in new space solutions for the small satellite market. The transaction will bring together AMERGINT Technologies, Inc. and TUI to provide integrated end-to-end solutions for satellite communications and in-space services …

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Tethers Unlimited Delivers Space Networking Solution

Bothell, WA, 30 January 2020 – Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) announced the delivery of the first mesh network inter-satellite crosslink solution for small satellites. TUI’s SWIFT-LINQ network is a software ‘app’ that runs on TUI’s SWIFT flight-heritage software defined radios to connect satellite constellations, clusters and formations together with a resilient, adaptable mesh network. SWIFT-LINQ supports …

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Taking Out the Space Trash: Tethers Unlimited Announces Successful Operation of Space-Debris Removal Device

Bothell, WA, 16 January 2020 – Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) announced that it has successfully demonstrated on-orbit operation of the Terminator Tape, an affordable, lightweight solution for removing space debris from on orbit. In early September 2019, an automated timer unit on the Prox-1 satellite, launched in late June 2019 by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s University …

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Turning H20 into Delta-V: NASA to Fly Tethers Unlimited’s HYDROS-C Thruster on First PTD CubeSat.

Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) announced that NASA has selected its HYDROS-C thruster for demonstration on the first Pathfinder Technology Demonstration (PTD) CubeSat mission, planned for launch in early 2019. The HYDROS-C thruster, developed under a NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract and matured to flight-readiness under a NASA Tipping Point Technologies Public-Private Partnership, is a revolutionary space propulsion technology that uses water as propellant.