Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory


Patrick Binning

Binning Named Mission Area Executive for National Security Space
Patrick Binning will oversee APL programs that focus on space solutions to critical national security challenges..
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Solar Probe Plus spacecraft

Solar Probe Plus Moves into Advanced Development
NASA’s first mission to “touch” the sun — under development at APL — has passed a critical milestone that keeps it well on track toward its scheduled summer 2018 launch.
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Juno spacecraft

Romaine Joins APL as General Counsel
Former vice president and senior counsel of Hilton Hotel Brands Ama Romaine is APL’s new general counsel and supervisor of the Lab’s Office of Counsel. .
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New Pelagos Sensor System Improves U.S. Submarine Operations
An innovative new program called Pelagos — developed as an independent research and development project — provides U.S. submariners with a wide array of new data about their environment, as well as improved methods to utilize this data.
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Operational Test

Aegis Ashore System Successfully Intercepts Target Missile at Pacific Test Range
APL researchers and engineers played a key role in the first Aegis Ashore engagement, resulting in the successful intercept and destruction of a ballistic missile target at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF).
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  • Air and Missile Defense

  • Civil Space

  • Cyber Operations

  • Homeland Protection

  • National Security Analysis

  • National Security Space

  • Precision Strike

  • Research and Exploratory Development

  • Sea Control

  • Special Operations

  • Strategic Deterrence