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.
May 19, 2023
DART Mission Recognized for Aerospace ExcellenceNASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), designed, built and operated by Johns Hopkins APL, was recognized by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) with the organization's newest award -- the AIAA Award for Aerospace Excellence -- on May 18.
May 17, 2023
A REAL Game-Changing Instrument Arrives in Montana for Spacecraft IntegrationA first-of-its-kind particle instrument meant to characterize the forces that cause radiation to rain down into Earth’s atmosphere safely arrived in Montana earlier this week. Developed at APL as part of NASA’s Relativistic Electron Atmospheric Loss CubeSat mission, the compact detector marks an unmatched feat in instrument design.
May 9, 2023
Researchers and ‘Small Army’ Upend Popular Idea About the Sun’s Superheated AtmosphereIn an unparalleled analytical effort, more than 1,000 undergraduate students helped physicists address an outstanding mystery about the Sun’s atmosphere and may have upended a popularly held theory in the process.
May 1, 2023
NASA’s Webb May Have Spotted Water Vapor Around a Rocky Exoplanet…or Maybe Not?A new study documenting Webb’s recent observations of a rocky planet around 26 light-years away have caused a waterlogged mystery that’s left researchers uncertain whether they made a groundbreaking discovery or not.
Apr 21, 2023
NASA Taps Two Johns Hopkins APL Scientists for International Mission to Martian MoonsAPL's Olivier Barnouin and Terik Daly are joining the Science Working Team for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Martian Moons eXploration mission as NASA-supported participating scientists.
Apr 13, 2023
Johns Hopkins APL’s DART Lead Ed Reynolds Named One of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential PeopleEd Reynolds, a program manager in APL's Space Exploration Sector, has earned a place on the 2023 TIME 100 list of most influential people. Each year, TIME selects artists, innovators, leaders, icons and pioneers from around the globe who are changing the world. Reynolds was recognized for his role leading NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission, the first-ever demonstration of asteroid deflection technology
Apr 12, 2023
Johns Hopkins APL Sends Europa Clipper Its Narrow-Angle CameraAPL scientists and engineers bid farewell last week to the Europa Imaging System Narrow-Angle Camera, the last of the Laboratory's contributions to NASA's Europa Clipper mission. The groundbreaking instrument arrived in California on April 3 for tests and spacecraft integration.
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