Elizabeth Turtle, Ph.D.

Planetary Scientist, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins UniversityElizabeth Turtle’s website

Turtle is a planetary scientist at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory with expertise in spacecraft exploration of the solar system. She has participated in the Galileo, Cassini, and Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter missions, and is the Principal Investigator (PI) for the Europa Imaging System (EIS) on Europa Clipper and for the Dragonfly mission concept being studied under NASA’s New Frontiers Program. She earned a B.S. in physics at MIT and a Ph.D. in planetary sciences at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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