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Discovery
Data from distant asteroids
Published Feb 21, 2017
APL-built instruments for two upcoming NASA missions will provide close-up surface images, composition data of asteroids near Jupiter
Q+A
A whole new world?
Published Feb 21, 2017
Planetary scientist Sarah Hörst discusses discovery of Earth-like planet in nearby Proxima Centauri system
Surface scan
A closer look at Mars
Published Feb 21, 2017
Gullies on Mars likely not formed by liquid water, scientists conclude
Giant steps
Juno arrives at Jupiter
Published Feb 21, 2017
Spacecraft, with APL-built JEDI instrument aboard, will aid our understanding of the origin and evolution of Jupiter
'Missing link'
Unlocking Jupiter's mysteries
Published Feb 21, 2017
NASA's Juno spacecraft with Johns Hopkins APL instrument aboard will enter Jupiter's orbit on July 4
Space exploration
First for CLASS
Published Feb 21, 2017 Video
High-powered telescope peering into origins of the universe receives 'first light'
Q+A
Does Planet Nine exist?
Published Feb 21, 2017
JHU planetary scientist Hal Weaver discusses new evidence suggesting a giant Planet Nine lurks beyond Pluto
In memoriam
'Master of trajectory design'
Published Feb 21, 2017 Video
Robert Farquhar, a 50-year veteran of deep space missions, worked at APL for 16 years
Water on Mars
Instrumental observation
Published Feb 21, 2017 Video
Data from APL-built spectrometer show signatures of hydrated salts on present-day Mars
Surface shots
Pluto: It's complicated
Published Feb 21, 2017 Photos
Latest images from New Horizons spacecraft reveal distant planet's varied, complex surface