David Charbonneau, Planet Hunter
Although the planets found so far outside our solar system are incapable of supporting life as we know it, the detection of those elusive, small Earth-like worlds may be closer than you think, according to Caltech's David Charbonneau.
A Conversation with Rosaly Lopes
Dr. Rosaly Lopes is on the team for one of the Galileo instruments that has returned information about active volcanoes on Jupiter's moon Io.
Dr. Jim Fanson, Galactic Explorer
Fanson manages a mission that is part of JPL's quest to explore beyond our solar system and look far into the universe.
Bobby Williams, NEAR Navigator
Williams, head of the navigation team, guided the NEAR spacecraft to a soft landing on asteroid Eros.
Dr. Alberto Behar, Antarctic Explorer
Behar serves as JPL's chief engineer on the Antarctic Ice Borehole Probe Project.
Shonte Wright, Thermal Engineer
Wright works on a variety of JPL missions, making sure spacecraft perform efficiently in space.
George Pace, 2001 Mars Odyssey Project
Pace manages JPL's next interplanetary mission, the 2001 Mars Odyssey, shown here during launch preparations at the Kennedy Space Center.
Dr. Ed Stone, Solar System Explorer
Dr. Stone, JPL's director since 1991, is stepping down on May 1. During his tenure, the Laboratory has overseen 15 missions for NASA.
Talking Technology with Ann Devereaux
Devereaux discusses the Wireless Augmented Reality Prototype (WARP) which astronauts may one day use in space.
Andrea Donnellan, Geophysicist Exploring Earth
Donnellan is one of JPL's movers and shakers in Earth science, keeping tabs on seismic activity, particularly in frozen terrain.