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Steven Myint


4800 Oak Grove Drive
M/S 198-219

Pasadena, CA 91109

Member of:

347K - Robot Operations

Steven Myint

Group Leader


Steven Myint is a flight software developer. He currently works on software related to flight and simulation.


B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics (2008) from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Professional Experience

  • Software engineer, JPL (2009 - present)
    • Mars Sample Return
    • Mars 2020
    • InSight
    • MSL
    • ARM
    • Fast Traverse
    • MoonRise
    • SEAS
  • Academic Part-Time, JPL (2008-2009)
  • Student Independent Research Intern, JPL (2007 - 2008)

Research Interests

  • Flight software
  • Simulation
  • Fuzzing


  1. V. Verma, F. Hartman, A. Rankin, M. Maimone, T. Del Sesto, O. Toupet, E. Graser, S. Myint, K. Davis, D. Klein, J. Koch, S. Brooks, P. Bailey , H. Justice, M. Dolci, H. Ono, "First 210 solar days of Mars Perseverance Robotic Operations - Mobility, Robotics Arm, Sampling, and Helicopter," IEEE Aerospace Conference, 05 March 2022.
  2. S. Brooks, T. Litwin, J. Biesiadecki, N. Abcouwer, T. Del Sesto, M. McHenry, S. Myint, P. Twu, D. Wai, "Testing Mars 2020 Flight Software and Hardware in the Surface System Development Environment," IEEE Aerospace Conference, 01 March 2022.
  1. A. Trebi-Ollennu, Won Kim, Khaled Ali, Omair Khan, Cristina Sorice, Philip Bailey, Jeffrey Umland, Robert Bonitz, Constance Ciarleglio, Jennifer Knight, Nicolas Haddad, Kerry Klein, Scott Nowak, Daniel Klein, Nicholas Onufer, Kenneth Glazebrook, Brad Kobeissi, Enrique Baez, Felix Sarkissian, Menooa Badalian, Hallie Abarca, Robert G. Deen, Jeng Yen, Steven Myint, Justin Maki, Ali Pourangi, Jonathan Grinblat, Brian Bone, Noah Warner, Jaime Singer, Joan Ervin, Justin Lin, "InSight Mars Lander Robotics Instrument Deployment System," Space Science Reviews, 01 August 2018.
  1. B. Wilcox, M. San Martin, L. Giersch, S. Howe, H. F. Grip, R. Nayeri, T. Litwin, J. Carlson, M. Shekels, A. Jain, C. Lim, S. Myint, J. Dunkle, A. Sirota, C. Fuller, "Testbed for studying the capture of a small, free-flying asteroid in space," Space 2015 Conference, 01 August 2015.
  1. H. F. Grip, M. Ono, J. Balaram, J. Cameron, A. Jain, C. Kuo, S. Myint, M. Quadrelli, "Modeling and Simulation of Asteroid Retrieval Using a Flexible Capture Mechanism," Proc. IEEE Aerospace Conf., Big Sky, MT, 01 January 2014.
  2. Rudranarayan Mukherjee, Steven Myint, Johnny Chang, Isaac Kim, Jack Craft, Marc Pomerantz, Junggon Kim, Lee Peterson, "M3TK: A Robot Mobility and Manipulation Modeling Toolkit," ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering, DETC2014-34832, 01 January 2014.
  3. Rudranarayan Mukherjee, Thomas Howard, Steven Myint, Johnny Chang, Jack Craft, "Vehicle Dynamics Models for Onboard Motion Planning," ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering, DETC2014-34831, 01 January 2014.
  1. J. Cameron, S. Myint, C. Kuo, A. Jain, H. F. Grip, P. Jayakumar, and J. Overholt, "Real-time and high-fidelity simulation environment for autonomous ground vehicle dynamics," NDIA Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium, Troy, MI, 01 January 2013.
  1. S. Myint, A. Jain, M. Pomerantz, "DspaceOgreTerrain 3D Terrain Visualization Tool," NASA Tech Briefs, 01 June 2012.
  2. N. Hudson, T. Howard, J. Ma, A. Jain, M. Bajracharya, S. Myint, C. Kuo, L. Matthies, P. Backes, P. Hebert, T. Fuchs, J. Burdick, "End-to-End Dextrous Manipulation with Deliberate Interactive Estimation," International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 01 January 2012.
  1. S. Myint, A. Jain, J. Cameron, C. Lim, "Large Terrain Modeling and Visualization for Planets," Fourth IEEE International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology (SMC-IT 2011), San Francisco, CA, 01 August 2011.
  2. A. Jain, S. Myint, M. Pomerantz, "DspaceOgre 3D Graphics Visualization Tool," NASA Tech Briefs, 01 August 2011.
  3. T. Howard, J. Cameron, S. Myint, H. Nayar, and A. Jain, "A KML Interface for Dynamic Simulation of Robotic Planetary Exploration," 2011 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 01 March 2011.
  1. H. Nayar, J. Balaram, J. Cameron, M. DiCicco, T. Howard, A. Jain, Y. Kuwata, C. Lim, R. Mukherjee, S. Myint, A. Malkovic, M. Pomerantz, S. Wall, "Surface Operations Analysis for Lunar Missions," AIAA SPACE 2010 Conference & Exposition, 01 September 2010.
  1. H. Nayar, A. Jain, J. Balaram, J. Cameron, C. Lim, R. Mukherjee, M. Pomerantz, L. Reder, S. Myint, N. Serrano, S. Wall, "Recent Developments on a Simulator for Lunar Surface Operations," AIAA SPACE 2009 Conference & Exposition, 01 September 2009.
  2. M. Pomerantz, A. Jain, S. Myint, "Dspace: Real-time 3D Visualization System for Spacecraft Dynamics Simulation," Third IEEE International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology (SMC-IT), 01 July 2009.