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Reaching Outer Space Starts with a Team that Goes Farther

Imagine creating spacecraft and instruments that travel millions —sometimes billions — of miles to explore planets, moons, asteroids and even the Sun. It’s what the people of APL get to do every day. And our success begins with our team’s passion and incomparable expertise. Meet the scientists, engineers and other professionals who collaborate to expand humanity’s reach and knowledge.

About Our Leadership Team

Learn more about Richard Meitzler
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Richard Meitzler

Electrical Engineer, Subsystem Lead
Learn more about Wesley Millard
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Wesley Millard

Electrical System Engineer; Frontier Radio Co-Inventor
Learn more about Richard Miller
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Richard Miller

Astrophysicist; Nuclear physicist; Planetary scientist
Learn more about Donald Mitchell
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Donald Mitchell

Instrument Designer; Planetary magnetospheres Physicist; Heliospheric Physicist
Learn more about Scott Murchie
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Scott Murchie

Planetary geologist; Instrument principal investigator
Learn more about A. Nair
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A. Nair

Scientific Software Developer
Learn more about Kenneth Newsome
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Kenneth Newsome

Electrical Systems Engineer; Project Manager
Learn more about Jorge Núñez
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Jorge Núñez

Planetary Scientist; Astrobiologist; Systems Engineer
Learn more about Colleen O'Shea
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Colleen O'Shea

Scientific Software Developer