Laura Tessin

Electrical Engineering and Information Technology


Programming at the Recurse Center

November 2021 – February 2022
Part of a 12-week batch at the Recurse Center, a self-directed, community-driven educational retreat for programmers. You can find some of my learnings on GitHub and here.

Software and Systems Engineer

June 2019 – August 2021
Assembly, Integration and Test (AIT) for a satellite subsystem at Loft Orbital Solutions. Implement infrastructure that is used to run system-level tests between Ground Software and Flight Software.
Collaborated with all teams to launch and operate Loft Orbital's first two satellite missions, YAM-2 and YAM-3, on SpaceX's Transporter-2 in June 2021.

Master Thesis

June 2018 – December 2018
“Development of an adaptive locomotion strategy for a modular multi-legged robotic system with arbitrary leg numbers” at the FZI Research Center for Information Technology. A video of the main features is available here.


April 2017 – October 2017
6-months working experience with the Airbus Space department in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Bachelor Thesis

October 2015 – March 2016
"Concept and Implementation of a Wireless Wearable Motion Tracking Device based on an AHRS" at the High Performance Humanoid Technologies Lab (H²T) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).