Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
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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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New APL Senior Fellow James Stavridis

Former NATO Commander James Stavridis Joins APL as Senior Fellow
Admiral James G. Stavridis, former Commander of NATO Forces and current Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, will join APL as a Senior Fellow.
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Artist’s impression of ORS Tech CubeSat in orbit

APL Recognizes Top Inventions, Innovations and Publications
APL’s annual Achievement Awards ceremony, held on April 28, recognized top innovations, publications and research and development at the Laboratory during 2014.
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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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