Specializing in the design, manufacture, integration,
test, and operation of small satellites
and spacecraft.

ADCOLE CORPORATION AND MARYLAND AEROSPACE INCORPORATED (MAI) HAVE MERGED!

The merger unifies traditional space with new space, combining decades of flight heritage with innovative space solutions that will allow customers to realize mission goals in an accelerated timeframe yet at a fraction of the cost. Adcole, now in its 60th year, is the trusted supplier of rad-hard, high-resolution sun sensors used on hundreds of LEO, GEO, and interplanetary space missions. Maryland Aerospace, Inc. (MAI) is a leading provider of Small Satellite and CubeSat components as well as end-to-end space systems. Together, we’re taking space systems from idea to orbit faster, easier, and more reliably than ever imagined.

SMALL SATELITE SOLUTIONS

From Idea to Orbit: Adcole Maryland Aerospace specializes in all phases of small spacecraft systems including the design, manufacture, integration, test, and mission operations.
 
We combine decades of space engineering expertise with technological innovations to deliver reliable spacecraft  in shorter time frames at a lower cost. Read more »

SPACE FLIGHT HERITAGE

Established in 1957: Adcole has been at the forefront of space exploration since the very beginning, providing sun sensors for spacecraft attitude control that have been integral to the mission success of hundreds of LEO, GEO and interplanetary spacecraft.

Learn more about our mission success and upcoming missions here. Read more »

CUBESATS AND ADACS

Adcole Maryland Aerospace manufacturers cost-effective, versatile, and reliable CubeSats in 3U, 6U, and 12U sizes. As MAI, we produced the first self-contained CubeSat attitude determination and control system in 2009, and have delivered more CubeSat attitude control systems than any other vendor since that time— over 140 and counting! Read more »

PROVEN QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

We Bring Decades of High Reliability, Rad-Hard Design Expertise to New Space Systems and ADACS.

Quality First: There are no second chances in space. You need a partner with proven track record to give your mission the greatest chance of success.  

Adcole Maryland Aerospace has state of the art manufacturing facilities uniquely equipped to design and manufacture spacecraft and spacecraft components for today’s missions. We have been recognized for our commitment to quality and test, earning Supplier of the Year awards from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Lockheed Martin, Mitsubishi Electric, Northrop Grumman, and many other aerospace industry leaders.