Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory


Image of Pluto taken during New Horizons' Pluto flyby

NASA’s New Horizons ‘Phones Home’ Safe after Pluto Flyby
On July 14, the New Horizons spacecraft phoned home to APL and told the team and the world it had accomplished the historic first-ever flyby of Pluto.
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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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