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Reaching Outer Space Starts with a Team that Goes Farther

Imagine creating spacecraft and instruments that travel millions —sometimes billions — of miles to explore planets, moons, asteroids and even the Sun. It’s what the people of APL Civil Space get to do every day. And our success begins with our team’s passion and incomparable expertise. Meet the scientists, engineers and other professionals who collaborate to expand humanity’s reach and knowledge.

About Our Leadership Team

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Robert Allen

Space Physicist
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Brian Anderson

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Andrew Baisden

Analog Engineer; Aerospace Power Systems Engineer; Power Electronics Engineer
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Olivier Barnouin

Planetary Geophysicist
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Jason Benkoski

Materials Scientist
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Pietro Bernasconi

Solar Physicist; System Engineer; Project Manager
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David Blewett

Planetary geologist
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Debra Buczkowski

Planetary Geologist
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Joshua Cahill

Planetary Geologist; UV to TIR Spectroscopist; Synthetic Aperture and Sounding Radar Scientist
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Karen Cahill

Planetary Geologist; Spectroscopist
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Nancy Chabot

Planetary Scientist
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George Clark

Space Physicist