Skip Navigation: Avoid going through Home page links and jump straight to content
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory    + View the NASA Portal
Search Stardust  
JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Technology
Stardust Banner
Overview Mission Science Technology Newsroom Education Gallery Links Stardust Home
Weekly Status
Press Releases
Press Kits
Stardust in the News
Team Biographies
Media Contacts


Photo of Allan Cheuvront Allan Cheuvront has been an employee of Lockheed Martin since 1980 and involved in three deep space missions since 1988. He was a member of the Magellan Flight Team that successfully mapped the surface of Venus. At the completion of the Magellan program, he was a member of the proposal team for the Mars Global Surveyor and was responsible for the development of the Spacecraft Test Laboratory. He also participated in the proposal for the STARDUST program and was the Mission Operations Lead during the pre-launch activities. Currently he is the STARDUST Spacecraft Engineer and is responsible for implementing the STARDUST mission.

Allan has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a M.S. in Industrial Engineering both from the University of Nebraska. He has received a NASA Public Service Medal for his work on the Magellan program and several NASA Group Achievement awards.

Photo of Allan Cheuvront & Grandson

Stardust Interview: Earth Return - Ensuring Success

Photo of Allan Cheuvront, Stardust Spacecraft Engineer Allan Cheuvront, Stardust Spacecraft Engineer

What must be done before the Sample Return Capsule is released?
+QuickTime (download with Caption 1.9 MB)
+QuickTime (download with no Caption 1.9 MB)

If the Sample Return Capsule is not released as plannned, do you have an opportunity to retry?
+QuickTime (download with Caption 1.0 MB)
+QuickTime (download with no Caption 1.0 MB)

Last updated October 24, 2005

Privacy F.A.Q. Contact Sitemap Credit
FIRST GOV + Freedom of Information Act
+ The President's Management Agenda
+ FY 2002 Agency Performance and accountability report
+ NASA Privacy Statement, Disclaimer, and Accessiblity Certification
+ Freedom to Manage
NASA Home Page Site Manager:
Aimee Whalen

Ron Baalke