Adcole Maryland Aerospace
In April 2017, Adcole Corporation, an Artemis Capital Partners portfolio company, and Maryland Aerospace Incorporated (MAI) announced that these two leaders in small satellites and spacecraft attitude control have merged, forming a new company called Adcole Maryland Aerospace, LLC.Adcole Corporation’s Aerospace Division, celebrating its 60 year anniversary, is a technological pioneer in precision sun sensors with a rich spaceflight heritage dating back to the earliest days of space exploration. In addition to providing critical components to many of history’s most notable missions including voyages to Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto, Adcole sun sensors are currently on the GOES-R weather satellite, all GPS satellites, and hundreds of military and commercial communications satellites. Maryland Aerospace, Inc. (MAI) is a leading provider of Small Satellite and CubeSat components and end-to-end space systems. Since delivering the world’s first self-contained CubeSat attitude determination and control system in 2009, MAI has delivered more CubeSat attitude control systems than any other vendor. MAI’s most recent small satellite, Kestrel Eye Block II, was delivered to the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command successfully launched in 2017.