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Johns Hopkins APL Scientist Earns NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2016 — A scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received NASA‘s Distinguished Public Service Medal for his work to advance space exploration programs, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Tom Krimigis has contributed to the Voyager, Cassini Saturn Orbiter,  New Frontiers and Discovery missions, …

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Protran to Commercially Offer Johns Hopkins APL’s Unmanned Tech for Railway Safety Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has tapped Harsco Corp. subsidiary Protran Technology to market an unmanned vehicle to Protran’s customers in industries such as transportation and mining, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Harsco said Wednesday the Instrumented Rail Inspection System, which the lab developed with funds from the …

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Johns Hopkins APL Builds Prototype of Submersible, Corrosion-Resistant UAV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has built an unmanned aerial vehicle that can also operate underwater or launch from the sea, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday it built a prototype of the Corrosion Resistant Aerial Covert Unmanned Nautical System using additive manufacturing methods. CRACUNS is …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Paul Stockton, Richard Danzig Senior Fellows

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has named two former military officials as senior fellows at the lab, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Johns Hopkins APL said Tuesday the new senior fellows are Paul Stockton, a former assistant secretary for homeland defense and Americas’ security affairs at the …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Stephen Lewia Strategic Deterrence Mission Area Exec

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has promoted Stephen Lewia from deputy mission area executive for strategic deterrence to mission area executive, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Johns Hopkins APL said Wednesday strategic deterrence is one of the mission areas under its force projection sector, where Lewia …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets NASA Funds for Compact Gamma-Ray Spectrometer

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received $3 million in funds from NASA to advance the development of a miniature, gamma-ray spectrometer for the space agency’s future research missions. APL said Thursday it will collaborate with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to develop the compact tool, dubbed GeMiNi Plus, …

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James Stavridis Takes Senior Fellow Role at Johns Hopkins APL; Ralph Semmel Comments

Adm. James Stavridis, formerly commander of NATO Forces, has joined Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory as a senior fellow. APL’s senior fellows program works to combine technology and policy in an effort to meet the requirements of U.S. military leaders and government officials, the laboratory said Tuesday. “We are honored to welcome Jim …

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United Launch Services Awarded Solar Probe Plus Launch

United Launch Services, a subsidiary of United Launch Alliance LLC,  will render the launch services for NASA‘s planned Solar Probe Plus satellite, scheduled in two years. The space agency, which announced the $389.1 million contract award Wednesday, said the 20-day launch period for the SPP will commence on July 31, 2018. The SPP, currently under construction at the Johns Hopkins University Applied …

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Patrick Gibbons Appointed Johns Hopkins APL Chief Communications Officer

Patrick Gibbons, a 30-year corporate communications veteran, has joined the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory as chief communications officer. Gibbons will manage the lab’s communications and branding strategy and oversee the organization’s office responsible for employee communications, media relations and social media programs, APL said Thursday. He previously served as vice president …

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