Latest Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Stories
APL-Built Pluto Mission Spacecraft Shipped to NASA Goddard for Pre-launch Tests.
NASA's Mercury-bound MESSENGER spacecraft -- less than three months from an Earth flyby that will slingshot it toward the inner solar system -- successfully tested its main camera by snapping distant approach shots of Earth and the Moon.
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