Johns Hopkins APL team lauded for Lunar Technology Leadership
The team that stood up an organization to help advance lunar surface technology development will receive a NASA Headquarters 2020 Honor Award.
Johns Hopkins APL Space Weather Mission Selected by NASA
NASA has given APL the nod to develop the Electrojet Zeeman Imaging Explorer (EZIE), a mission to explore electric currents in Earth’s atmosphere that link the aurora to our planet’s magnetosphere.
New Exoplanet Research Method could uncover Thousands of Habitable Worlds
A new method could be groundbreaking for exoplanet research, opening up a vast population of potentially habitable planets that has been inaccessible to scientific study.
MEGANE Instrument Test Model Goes to Japan for Physical Tests and Design Review
The team building MEGANE for Japan’s MMX mission recently shipped a test model to determine how well the instrument fits in the spacecraft design.
Surer Signs of Life
New technology could help us find some of the strongest evidence of life elsewhere in the solar system, from purifying samples to even sequencing DNA from another world.
NASA selects Kevin Stevenson to Lead New Astrobiology Research Team
Johns Hopkins APL’s Kevin Stevenson will lead new astrobiology research team to find potentially habitable — but so far undetectable — planets around red dwarf stars.
Johns Hopkins APL Delivers First Instrument for NASA’s Lucy Mission
Despite multiple hurdles, the APL team building L’LORRI for NASA’s Lucy mission delivered their instrument eight weeks earlier than expected.
Searching for Clues to Our Origins
The Dragonfly mission will explore Saturn's exotic moon Titan.
Parker Solar Probe Spies NEOWISE
Parker Solar Probe was at the right place at the right time to capture a unique view of comet NEOWISE on July 5, 2020.