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Steve Vance


Steve Vance is a scientist in the Planetary Chemistry and Astrobiology group at Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. Dr. Vance is an Acting Staff Scientist for the Europa Clipper, a NASA mission pre-formulation study for a robotic mission, which is being conducted by JPL in partnership with Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland. He grew up in Bakersfield, CA and holds degrees from the University of California at Santa Cruz and the University of Washington in Seattle.

The opinions expressed in this article are those of Dr. Vance and do not necessarily represent the views of JPL or NASA.