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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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