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Image of Pluto taken during New Horizons' Pluto flyby

Farewell (for now) to Pluto
Flowing ice and a surprising extended haze on Pluto are among the newest discoveries from the New Horizons mission, which will continue to send data back to Earth through late 2016.
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Image showing Europa's crust

Lisa Blodgett Selected to Lead Force Projection
Lisa Blodgett has been named head of APL’s Force Projection Sector. Blodgett will oversee the work of three mission areas focused on providing capabilities for warfighter mission success.
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Image showing Europa's crust

Johns Hopkins APL Teams with NASA JPL to Visit Jupiter’s Moon, Europa
A joint NASA mission concept developed by APL and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to survey Jupiter’s Moon Europa is moving forward from concept to development.
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APL Plays Key Role in Successful Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Test
APL researchers played a key role in the successful completion of a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA flight test in cooperation with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and industry partners.
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A Colorado man wears two of APL’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs.

Amputee Makes History by Controlling Two Modular Prosthetic Limbs
A Colorado man became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of APL’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs.
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