Press Release Archive

2008 Press Releases

12-18-08Scientists Find ‘Missing’ Mineral and New Mars Mysteries

12-12-08MESSENGER Team to Present New Mercury Science Results at AGU Fall Meeting

11-17-08APL Named Howard County’s Top Technology Company

10-29-08MESSENGER Reveals More “Hidden” Territory on Mercury

10-28-08CRISM Reveals Details of a Wetter Mars

10-07-08MESSENGER Reveals Mercury as Never Seen Before

10-01-08MESSENGER Returns to Mercury

09-17-08APL Spectrometer’s Coverage of Mars Continues to Grow

07-21-08APL-Led Team Wins NSF Grant to Develop New Observatory for Earth’s Space Environment

07-18-08NASA Lauds Two APL-Led Space Missions

07-17-08Asteroid Named for Johns Hopkins

07-16-08Mission Complete: APL-Operated Midcourse Space Experiment Ends

07-16-08New Findings Show Diverse, Wet Environments on Ancient Mars

07-09-08Voyager 2 Finds Edge of Solar System more Complex than Predicted

07-03-08MESSENGER Settles Old Debates and Makes New Discoveries at Mercury

06-20-08APL’s Jim McAdams Named AIAA Engineer of the Year

06-18-08Aspiring Engineers Come to Maryland for National MESA Competition

06-13-08APL Supports Dual-Target Tracking Exercise

06-05-08APL Helps Enhance Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Capability

05-30-08Andrew Cheng Named Chief Scientist for APL Space Department

05-20-08Storm Winds Blow in Jupiter’s Little Red Spot

05-15-08Conference to Grapple with Planet Definitions

05-01-08NASA Calls on APL to Send a Probe to the Sun

04-28-08Mercury Features Receive New Names

04-21-08New Online Map Reveals Evidence of the Forces that Once Shaped Mars

04-18-08Design Begins on Twin Probes that Will Study the Radiation Belts

04-18-08Maryland Students to Celebrate Earth Day by Exploring Sun–Earth Connections at APL

04-17-08Hopkins APL Aeronautical Engineer Receives Missile Defense Agency Pioneer Award

04-16-08Johns Hopkins APL Names Inventions of the Year

03-28-08High School Students Help Explore Mars through Innovative Program

03-20-08Cassini Spacecraft Finds Ocean May Exist Beneath Titan’s Crust

03-06-08Saturn’s Moon Rhea May Also Have Rings

02-28-08A Clear Vision: APL Licenses Eye Drops That Reduce Laser-Surgery ‘Haze’

02-27-08APL Engineer Receives the 2008 Black Engineer of the Year Award for Outstanding Technical Contribution in Government

02-13-08Titan’s Surface Organics Surpass Oil Reserves on Earth

02-04-08DARPA Gives APL-Led Revolutionizing Prosthetics 2009 Team Green Light for Phase 2

01-30-08Surprises Stream Back from Mercury’s MESSENGER

01-10-08MESSENGER Set for Historic Mercury Flyby