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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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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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Alex Chartier

Staff Scientist in Ionospheric Physics
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Steve Cho

Electrical/Electronics Engineer; Avionics Subsystem Engineer
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George Clark

Space Physicist
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Matt Clement

Astrophysicist; Planetary Scientist; Professional Staff
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Alice Cocoros

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Ian Cohen

Space Physicist
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Joseph Comberiate

Space Scientist; Aeronomer
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Elizabeth Congdon

Chief Technologist of the Engineering Branch; Mechanical Systems Engineer; Mechanical Lead Engineer
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Douglas Cool

Program Area Manager; Systems Engineer
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Kathleen Craft

Astrobiologist; Planetary Scientist; Geophysicist
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Terik Daly

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