The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics LaboratoryCivil Space Strategic Engagements Lead

Dipak Srinivasan has more than two decades of experience with spacecraft systems. At the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), he is the Civil Space Mission Area Strategic Engagements Lead and the communications systems engineer for the Europa Clipper mission, and recently served as the project manager for the 4th Planetary Defense Interagency Tabletop Exercise. He serves or has served on missions all over our solar system, including the Sun, Mercury, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Pluto, and Arrokoth. He has two Master’s degrees in electrical engineering and physics from Cornell and Johns Hopkins Universities, regularly gives STEM talks to schools across the USA, chairs the Deep-Space and Near-Earth communications session at the International Astronautical Congress, has authored numerous publications, and serves on the Board of Directors for The Planetary Society. Dipak is committed to helping everyone realize the importance of space exploration, how we all are a part of this exploration, and how this shared curiosity is a positive unifying force.


International Astronautical Congress 2022

18-22 September 2022

Paris, France


International Astronautical Congress 2019

21-25 October 2019

Washington, United States