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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
NASA today awarded up to $45.4 million for 363 aerospace projects proposed by small businesses and research institutions — including Bothell, Wash.-based Tethers Unlimited, which snagged five of the awards.
SWIFT-ly to the Moon!!! Tethers Unlimited’s SWIFT S-Band Radio To Support NASA’s Lunar Node 1 Mission
Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) announced that its S-band radio, the SWIFT-SLX Software Defined Radio, has been selected to provide communications and navigations capabilities for the Lunar Node 1 mission under development by the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center.
When the Aerospace Corp. launched the Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration in 2017, one mission objective was to test water-fueled thrusters. At the time, the idea was fairly novel. Two years later, water-based propulsion is moving rapidly into the mainstream.
Olis Robotics and Tethers Unlimited Launch Development of New Remotely Operated “Smart” Robots for Space Stations
Olis Robotics, a leader in next-generation mobile remote robotics software, today announced a new agreement with Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI), a leader in high-performance components and innovative systems for space applications.
Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) announced that it has successfully delivered its first HYDROS-C water-electrolysis thruster for integration with NASA’s first Pathfinder Technology Demonstrator (PTD-1) CubeSat. The PTD-1 mission will demonstrate the HYDROS thruster’s ability to provide both high thrust efficiency and excellent fuel economy.
Tethers Unlimited is designing a satellite servicing vehicle that would leverage technologies developed for the U.S. Defense Department and NASA to service spacecraft in low Earth orbit.
Big Data from Small Satellites: SWIFT X-Band Radio Delivers Data from York Space Systems’ S-CLASS Microsatellite
Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) announced that its first X-band radio product, the SWIFT-XTS Software Defined Radio, has successfully reached orbit and delivered data to the ground in support of York Space Systems’ S-CLASS microsatellite platform.
SWIFT Radio Success: Tethers Unlimited Announces Successful On-Orbit Operations Supporting Harris HSAT Mission
Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) announced that its SWIFT®-SLX S-band radio has successfully operated on-orbit, providing 2-way communications between the HSAT CubeSat spacecraft launched November 29, 2018 by Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and its ground operators.
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.
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