Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
75th APL Anniversary


Lisa Disbrow

Send Your Name to the Sun Aboard Parker Solar Probe
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe — designed, built and managed by APL — will launch in summer 2018 and travel to our star on a historic mission to “touch the Sun.” Now you can get on board and be a part of this voyage of extreme exploration.
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Lisa Disbrow

Former Air Force Executive Named APL Senior Fellow
Lisa Disbrow, a national security and military policy expert whose government leadership experience spans three decades, has joined the Lab’s team of Senior Fellows.
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Audience at South by Southwest Festival

From Advances in Health Care Tech to Touching the Sun, APL Experts Bring Innovation to 2018 South by Southwest
Engineers and scientists from APL will discuss their innovative work on NASA’s Parker Solar Probe and health care technology advances at 2018’s South by Southwest Interactive Festival, held March 9–18 in Austin, Texas.
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Girl Power 2017 attendees participated in an Eric Energy demonstration

‘Girl Power’ STEM Event Will Be Held at APL on March 11
APL will host “Girl Power,” a free opportunity for elementary and middle school girls to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), on Sunday, March 11, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on APL’s campus in Laurel, Maryland.
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Artist's rendering of the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft

APL Named as One of Fast Company’s 2018 “Most Innovative Companies”
For creating the first-ever spacecraft designed to fly through the inferno of the Sun’s corona, APL has earned a place as one of Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2018.
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