Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Enhancing National Security through Science and Technology

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artist's concept of NASA mission to explore Europa

Two APL Instruments Selected for NASA Mission to Explore Europa
Two instruments designed by APL have been selected for flight aboard a proposed NASA mission to explore Jupiter's moon Europa. APL will also contribute leadership and technology to two additional instruments of the nine selected.
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New APL Senior Fellow James Stavridis

Former NATO Commander James Stavridis Joins APL as Senior Fellow
Admiral James G. Stavridis, former Commander of NATO Forces and current Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, will join APL as a Senior Fellow.
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Artist’s impression of ORS Tech CubeSat in orbit

APL Recognizes Top Inventions, Innovations and Publications
APL’s annual Achievement Awards ceremony, held on April 28, recognized top innovations, publications and research and development at the Laboratory during 2014.
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A Colorado man wears two of APL’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs.

Amputee Makes History by Controlling Two Modular Prosthetic Limbs
A Colorado man became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of APL’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs.
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A Standard Missile-6 launch

Test Demonstrates Standard Missile-6 Effectiveness and Versatility
A recent Navy test showed the ability of the Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) to detect and engage a subsonic, low-altitude target over land.
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MISSION AREAS


  • Air and Missile Defense

  • Civil Space

  • Cyber Operations

  • Homeland Protection

  • National Security Analysis

  • National Security Space

  • Precision Strike

  • Research and Exploratory Development

  • Sea Control

  • Special Operations

  • Strategic Deterrence