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Johns Hopkins APL-Built Spacecraft Sends Data After Flyby Near Ultima Thule

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 3, 2018 — A spacecraft that Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory built for NASA has traveled the farthest among any spacecraft in history after it reached its target object in the Kuiper Belt, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The lab said Tuesday the New Horizons mission has flown past Ultima Thule, which …

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Johns Hopkins APL Supports Army Project on Self-Righting Autonomous EOD Robot

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has collaborated with U.S. Army researchers to build software that will serve to provide a self-righting capability to the future Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. APL said Friday its work with the Army Research Laboratory …

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Johns Hopkins APL Tops IARPA Forecasting Challenge on Geopolitical Issues

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12, 2018 — A group from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has won a seven-month competition organized by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity that sought to utilize crowdsourcing to help the intelligence community predict geopolitical events, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday its “DigitalDelphi” team …

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Accenture Federal Services Hires Johns Hopkins APL’s Ian McCulloh as Chief Data Scientist

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 1, 2018 — Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has appointed Ian McCulloh, formerly chief scientist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, as chief data scientist within the company’s analytics and applied intelligence practice, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. The U.S. Army veteran, who has also worked as …

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Johns Hopkins APL, Medical School Study Navigation Capability of Robot Swarms, Human Brain

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is part of a research team that is looking into a cognitive mechanism called dynamic replanning in an effort to build on the navigational algorithms of autonomous robotic swarms, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The lab said Monday the National …

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Johns Hopkins APL Lands Air Force Contract for Space Program Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 24, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received a $23.8M contract from the U.S. Air Force for lifecycle services in support of the service branch’s space assets, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity award includes a cost-plus-fixed-fee task order and covers technical and program …

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Johns Hopkins APL Transitions to Next Phase in NASA Asteroid Deflection Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 4, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has moved forward to the final assembly and design phase of a NASA program aimed to develop spacecraft that will work to redirect the path of an asteroid in support of planetary defense, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab …

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Johns Hopkins APL Supports Navy Pilot Effort on Military Telemedicine

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and the U.S. Navy have entered into a partnership for a pilot program that aims to increase access to medical services among military personnel, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The lab said Thursday it will provide systems integration, data analysis and …

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Johns Hopkins APL Completes Clean-Room Prep on NASA’s Parker Solar Probe

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 3, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has completed its clean-room work to prepare NASA‘s Parker Solar Probe for launch after mating the spacecraft to Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Star 48BV rocket motor and encasing it within its fairing, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The probe is set to …

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Johns Hopkins APL Helps NASA Complete Parker Solar Probe Integration Ahead of August Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 9, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has helped NASA fully integrate a spacecraft that will work to study the sun’s corona as part of a mission that will launch in August, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said Thursday the Parker Solar Probe has been …

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