Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
75th APL Anniversary


Artist concept of NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft=

29th SubTech Symposium Focuses on Undersea Challenges and Innovative Solutions
In its 29th year, the Submarine Technology Symposium, co-hosted by APL and the Naval Submarine League, opened up discussions on innovative and critical technologies that have the potential to further undersea capabilities and mission execution.
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NASA’s First Asteroid Deflection Mission Enters Next Design Phase at Johns Hopkins APL
The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the first-ever mission to demonstrate an asteroid deflection technique for planetary defense, is moving from concept development to preliminary design phase.
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APL’s Chuck Alexander (left) with ICEAA International President Paul Marston=

APL Engineer Honored by the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association
Senior Cost Engineer Chuck Alexander earned two awards from the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association for a paper that examined cost and schedule modeling for early technology development.
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Cool Power
Lab-led breakthroughs in solar panel cooling tech will help keep NASA’s Parker Solar Probe operating at peak performance — even while flying through the sun’s corona.
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APL Collaborates with Facebook’s Building 8 on Breakthrough Brain–Computer Interface Technologies
The Lab has been designing noninvasive optical imaging methods to increase the reach of neural prosthetics, and ultimately produce technologies that could offer high-speed, thought-driven interfaces.
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