Aug 17, 2023
Exoplanet Team Wins NASA Award to Search for Habitable PlanetsNASA recently announced the selection of seven teams as part of its astrobiology research program, one of which will be led by APL researcher Kevin Stevenson. The team will assess the habitability of rocky exoplanets orbiting red dwarf stars, building on a project started in 2020.
Aug 11, 2023
A Fast Five: Durable Parker Solar Probe Exceeding an Exploration VisionFive years after launch, having flown through the hottest swaths of the inner solar system, NASA's Parker Solar Probe isn't just surviving, it's thriving.
Aug 7, 2023
Tiny but Mighty Lunar Rover Moves One Step Closer to LaunchIn 2024, a small rover is set to roam the Moon, collecting critical data to help scientists better understand characteristics of the lunar surface. Johns Hopkins APL recently received the rover from commercial partner Lunar Outpost. The rover is a key element of NASA's Lunar Vertex payload suite.
Aug 3, 2023
Space Program Opportunities Inspire Johns Hopkins APL Intern to Shoot for the StarsMaKhaila Bentil, an intern at Johns Hopkins APL, has charted a course for leadership early on in her career.
Jul 17, 2023
GUSTO Balloon Observatory Mission Ships Out in Preparation for Antarctic LaunchOn July 3, the integrated gondola and payload for NASA's Galactic/Extragalactic ULDB Spectroscopic Terahertz Observatory (GUSTO) shipped from Johns Hopkins APL on a long route to Antarctica.
Jul 11, 2023
A Rotorcraft Designed for the Dunes of TitanSaturn's largest moon Titan is an ocean world with sandy dunes at its equator, but where those dunes come from and what they're made of remain mysterious. That's where NASA's Dragonfly mission will fly in to help.
Jul 11, 2023
Johns Hopkins APL Instruments Aboard Europe’s Jupiter Mission Successfully Hum to LifeJust months after a successful launch from French Guiana, the two particle-detecting instruments APL built on behalf of NASA for Europe's Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer mission have already displayed their sophisticated capabilities.
Jun 15, 2023
NASA Taps Johns Hopkins APL to Lead Lunar Exploration Research TeamAPL leads one of five teams that NASA recently selected to collaborate on lunar science and lunar sample analysis research, as part of the agency's Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI).
Jun 13, 2023
Space to Learn: Training Program Delivers Hands-On ExperiencesEmbedded in the Space Exploration Sector since August, U.S. Space Force Maj. Julian Martinez has been getting an up-close look at -- and even contributing to -- Johns Hopkins APL's cross-domain expertise.
Jun 9, 2023
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, Sen. Ben Cardin Visit Johns Hopkins APLNASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Senator Ben Cardin toured Johns Hopkins APL on June 9 and received briefings on upcoming NASA missions and other space technologies in development at the Lab.
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