Portrait of Jacqueline Quinn

Jacqueline Quinn

VIPER Project manager of the Mass Spectrometer Observing Lunar Operations, or MSolo, instrument and The Regolith and Ice Drill for Exploring New Terrains, or TRIDENT, drill

Education: University of Central Florida, doctorate degree in environmental engineering
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
What inspired you to join NASA? My family inspired me to be innovative and ask a lot of “I wonder” questions, so NASA was definitely a good match!
Favorite beverage, food, or fuel: Hot coffee and iced tea.

Jacqueline Quinn is an environmental engineer at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. She and her team were awarded the NASA Invention of the Year and the NASA Commercial Invention of the Year in 2005 for developing a technology that inexpensively remediates contaminated ground water. She was also inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame for the work. Outside of work, Jackie enjoys scuba diving and spending time with family.