Applied Defense Solutions (ADS) is a leader in aerospace engineering, software development and commercial space situational awareness. The company founded in 2005 has a rich history in research, development, and operations of satellites for government, civilian, and commercial customers as both a prime and subcontractor. ADS’ research portfolio includes several projects in astrodynamics, guidance navigation and control, rendezvous and proximity operations, space situational awareness, and space system design.

ADS has offices in Maryland, Virginia, Colorado, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, and California.