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NASA / APL
Behind the scenes with the Parker Solar Probe
Published July 16, 2018
Videographer Lee Hobson and photographer Ed Whitman spend their days documenting mankind's mission to "touch" the sun
Parker Solar Probe
Spacecraft's launch window delayed
Published June 18, 2018
Historic mission to the sun, managed by JHU's Applied Physics Lab, will now begin no earlier than Aug. 4
Farm animals
Putting the kibosh on contagion
Published Summer 2018
Surveillance system developed at APL could help public health officials identify infected populations—among humans and animals / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Parker Solar Probe
Hitching a ride to the sun
Published June 7, 2018
APL-build spacecraft will transport more than a million names on its historic mission this summer
Praise for Parker Solar Probe
Published Feb 22, 2018
Hopkins-built heat shield lands APL on Fast Company's list of most innovative companies
Outer space
A Titan proposal
Published Dec 22, 2017
NASA selects for further development APL's Dragonfly mission to explore Saturn's largest moon
Mission to the sun
Special delivery
Published Dec 20, 2017
APL-built Parker Solar Probe heads to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center for environmental testing
Undergraduate research
APL researchers, Hopkins undergrads team up for brain mapping project
Published Dec 5, 2017 Video
CIRCUIT summer internship program trains students in neuroanatomy for project to improve machine learning
Space evaders
DARTing asteroids
Published Winter 2017
If an asteroid 1 kilometer in size hit Earth, it would release as much energy as the world's combined nuclear arsenal / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Seeing red
APL to build 'glasses' for Mars moon mission
Published Nov 17, 2017
2024 launch planned for mission being developed by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency