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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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Jesper Gjerloev

Space Physics
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Benjamin Greenhagen

Planetary Scientist
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Matthew Halstead

Nuclear Engineer
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Charles Hibbitts

Planetary Scientist
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George Ho

Space Physicist, Planetary Physicist
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David Humm

Optical Calibration Scientist
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Dana Hurley

Planetary scientist
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Kaushik Iyer

Materials Physicist
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Noam Izenberg

Comparative Planetologist; Planetary Geologist; Planetary Scientist
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Jeffrey Johnson

Planetary geologist
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Lauren Jozwiak

Planetary geologist; Planetary volcanologist
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Mary Keller

Geophysicist
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Hyosub Kil

Ionospheric Physicist
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Rachel Klima

Planetary Geologist