Laurence A. Soderblom
|Born||1944 (age 78–79)|
|Education||New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology|
|Awards||2014 Whipple Award|
|Fields||Planetary science, geophysics|
Laurence A. Soderblom (born 1944) is a geophysicist with the Astrogeology Science center at the United States Geological Survey in Flagstaff, Arizona, where he has served as Chief of the Branch of Astrogeology.  Soderblom is best known for his work in imaging science. 
Soderblom has been involved in several JPL planetary missions. As an Associate Investigator on the Mariner 6, 7, and Mariner 9, and Viking program teams. He is best known for his leadership in imaging science on the Voyager, Magellan, Galileo, Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Pathfinder, and Mars Exploration Rovers. He also served on the science teams of the Deep Space 1 and Cassini–Huygens missions. He has participated in missions ranging from Venus to Neptune and each of the planets in between.