Lance Bush

President and CEO, Challenger Center

Lance Bush is President and CEO of Challenger Center, a leading STEM education organization that inspires, engages, and prepares today’s students for the future through innovative science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs. Prior to leading Challenger Center, Lance served as the Chief Strategic Office at Paragon Space Development Corporation, a space vehicle design and build company. He was also one of NASA’s chief engineers designing the next generation space transportation vehicles. Lance has a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering, a master’s degree in mechanical engineering, and a Ph.D. in technology policy.