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Tesseract (company)

Tesseract (company)

Tesseract is a California-based aerospace propulsion company founded by Erik Franks, Jake Teufert, and Jeff Gibson.

Tesseract is an aerospace company founded in 2017 by Jake Teufert, Jeff Gibson, and Erik Franks. Based in Livermore, the company engineers and manufactures propulsion systems for the space industry. The company specializes in off the shelf thrusters that can be integrated into multi-thruster modules or turn key propulsion systems. The company engineers its propulsion components to run off low toxicity biopropellants.



Tesseract raised $524k in funds from Y Combinator and others in 2017, as well as a crowdfunded equity investment of $929k through the WeFunder platform.





Thrusters in development

Lyra 1
Lyra 22
Rigel 500

Mass

0.24 kg

0.59 kg

3.5 kg

Specific Impulse (Isp)

>2745 m/s

>2942 m/s

>2942 m/s

Thrust

1.0 N

22 N

500 N





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Erik Franks

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Jake Gibson

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