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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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Ian Cohen

Space Physicist
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Joseph Comberiate

Space Scientist; Aeronomer
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Kathleen Craft

Planetary Scientist; Geophysicist; Astrobiologist
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Terik Daly

Planetary scientist; JHU/APL Planetary Impact Laboratory (PIL) manager
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Neil Dello Russo

Planetary Astronomer; Cometary Scientist; Molecular Spectroscopist
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Brett Denevi

Planetary Scientist
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Robert Erlandson

Branch Supervisor - Science and Space Instrumentation
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Carolyn Ernst

Planetary Scientist
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Jesper Gjerloev

Space Physics
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Benjamin Greenhagen

Planetary Scientist
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Matthew Halstead

Nuclear Engineer