External Engagements Lead, Civil Space
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Europa Clipper Telecommunications 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 External Engagements Lead and the communications systems engineer for the Europa Clipper mission. He has served on missions all over our solar system, including the Sun, Mercury, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Pluto, and recently 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, 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.