Bob Pappalardo head shot

Bob Pappalardo

Europa Clipper Mission Project Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Bob Pappalardo is the Europa Clipper Mission Project Scientist and formerly Cassini Project Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Latest Planetary Radio Appearances

Long Live Cassini!

Join us at JPL and Caltech on the bittersweet morning the Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn.

Exploring Europa and Mining Asteroids at Yuri’s Night

Our special coverage from the Los Angeles Yuri’s Night party continues with Chris Lewicki of Planetary Resources along with Bob Pappalardo and Boback “Mohawk Guy” Ferdowsi who are preparing an orbiter for Jupiter’s ocean world Europa.

Year of the Icy Worlds

We’ll visit the Jet Propulsion Lab on its Icy Worlds Day to learn more about spacecraft exploring Ceres, Enceladus and Europa from leaders of these missions.