CSI was founded by Charles Miller, David
Anderman, and Ben Muniz.
THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Acting Chief Executive
Anderman's expertise in domestic space policy has produced
significant results. During the 1980's, he was a
key member of the team that produced and helped enact the
Launch Services Purchase Act, legislation that enabled the
emergence of the US commercial space launch industry. In
1993, he authored the "Space Science Data Purchase Act"
which was introduced in Congress and later incorporated as
a major section of the "Commercial Space Act of 1998"
which was signed into law by President Clinton in October
of that year. As a result of this activity, Mr. Anderman
was elected as a Director of the National Space Society
and the Space Frontier Foundation.
addition to his experience in space policy and technology,
Mr. Anderman also has a long list of achievements in the
insurance industry. Mr. Anderman has 15 years experience
negotiating contracts valued at over $500 million for the
insurance industry, at both CIGNA and EQUICOR. In addition
he was the manager for a US health plan that represented
180,000 subscribers from 1988-1991.
James A. M. Muncy
President for Government Affairs
M. Muncy ("Jim") joined CSI after serving for three years
on the Professional Staff of the House Science Committee's
Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee, where he was Chairman
Dana Rohrabacher's Designee. Before that, he spent
two years on Congressman Rohrabacher's (R-CA) personal
staff as his Legislative Assistant for Space.
joining congressional staff over five years ago, Mr. Muncy
served as a space policy and political consultant for
various clients including NASA, National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration, and private industry. In
the early/mid-1980's he was a policy assistant in both
President Reagan's White House Office of Science and
Technology Policy and in the office of Congressman Newt
is a long-time leader in the U.S. civil, commercial and
military space policy community. In particular,
co-founded the Space Frontier Foundation in 1988 and
serving as its Chairman of the Board (1988-94).
Tom L. Moser
President for Government Programs
has served in key technical and management positions in
the development of space technology and operational space
systems for over 40 years, including the Apollo, Space
Shuttle, Space Station programs, and commercial space
Most recently, Mr. Moser successfully
managed CSI’s Alternate Access to Station (AAS) program
work for NASA.
During 25 years at NASA, Mr. Moser held
a number of posts, including Deputy Associate
Administrator for Space Station (1987 - 89), and Deputy
Associate Administrator for Space Flight (1986 - 87).
Before that he served at Johnson Space Center as Director
of Engineering (1983 - 86), Deputy Program Manager of
Space Shuttle (1982 - 83), Chief of Structural Design for
Space Shuttle (1972 - 82), and Technical Manager for
Apollo Command Module Structure (1963 - 72).
Moser served Governor George W. Bush as the Executive
Director of the Texas Aerospace Commission (1998-2000).
Previously, he had served as Vice President for Aerospace
Systems for Analytic Services Corp. (1994 - 97) and Vice
President for Business Development for Fairchild Space and
Defense Corp. (1990 - 94).
Mr. Moser has been
awarded the Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious
Service, the NASA Exceptional Leadership Medal, and the
NASA Exceptional Engineering Medal. He is a Fellow in the
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and
American Astronautical Society, a member of the
International Academy of Astronautics, and a registered
Professional Engineer in the State of
Richard K. Citron
Citron is a partner in Citron & Deutsch in Los
Angeles, California. Citron & Deutsch specializes in
legal services for small high-tech entrepreneurial
companies. Mr. Citron has contributed to the success
stories of hundreds of companies; as an attorney, business
advisor, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. An
entrepreneur at heart, Citron has started 30
SPACEHAB and Kistler Aerospace are two companies
Mr. Citron is intimately familiar with - having assisted
them at critical early stages in their formation. He is
the brother of Bob Citron who founded these firms. At
SPACEHAB, Mr. Citron acted as a consultant and advisor to
his brother from the inception of the company, and
assisted in raising initial funding. At Kistler, Mr.
Citron served as General Counsel in the early years,
introduced them to their current Chairman of the Board,
and assisted in raising a significant amount of capital
during first round financing.
BOARD OF ADVISORS
Esther Dyson is
Editor of Release 1.0, CNET Networks' quarterly
newsletter. At CNET, she is also responsible for its
high-level conferences and workshops, including PC
Forum, the high-tech market's leading annual
executive conference, and Flight School, a
workshop for the emerging markets of commercial space
and air taxis. At Release 1.0,
which Esther has written/edited since 1983, and in her
private investment activities, Dyson focuses on emerging
technologies, emerging companies and emerging markets.
Dyson’s investments focus on such industries as peer-to-peer,
artificial intelligence, the Internet, wireless
applications, and now commercial space.
In 1997, she wrote a book on the impact of the Net on
individuals' lives, Release 2.0: A design for living
in the digital age. Her space-related investments
include Space Adventures, Zero-G and XCOR Aerospace as
well as CSI.
Dyson is also an active
player in policy-making concerning the Internet and
society. From 1998 to 2000, she was founding chairman of
ICANN (the organization responsible for overseeing the
Domain Name System). She donates time and money as a
trustee to non-profit organizations (Santa Fe Institute,
Bridges.org, ImportantGifts.org, the National Endowment
for Democracy and the Eurasia Foundation). For several
years in the 1990s she was chairman of the Electronic
After graduating from
Harvard in economics, Dyson began her career in 1974 as
a fact-checker for Forbes and quickly rose to
reporter. In 1977 she joined New Court Securities as
"the research department," following Federal Express and
other start-ups. After a stint at Oppenheimer covering
software companies, she moved to Rosen Research and in
1983 bought the company from her employer Ben Rosen,
renaming it EDventure Holdings. Dyson later sold
EDventure Holdings to CNET Networks. Dyson is the
daughter of an English astrophysicist and a Swiss
Dr. Owen Garriott
Garriott is a former astronaut with over 30 years
experience in space operations at both NASA and private
industry. In 1973, Dr. Garriott was an astronaut-scientist
aboard Skylab, where he set a new world record for
duration of 59.5 days, more than double the previous
record. He conducted 3 EVAs for repair and maintenance
while at SkyLab.
In 1983, Dr. Garriott also served as the
scientist aboard Spacelab-1, a multidisciplinary and
international mission of 10 days with 70 separate
In 1986, Dr. Garriott left NASA for a career
in private industry, where he worked in both startup and
established space companies. He served as Vice President
of Space Programs for Teledyne Brown Engineering, where he
managed over 1,000 people that provided payload
integration for all Spacelab projects at the Marshall
Space Flight Center. He later became a co-Founder and
President of Immutherapeutics, Inc.
Dr. Bernard Harris
Bernard Harris, MD is currently President and CEO of
Vesalius Ventures, Inc. Dr. Harris served as a NASA
astronaut for fourteen years and flew on two Space Shuttle
He later became Vice President and Chief
Scientist of SPACEHAB, Inc., and Vice President of
Business Development for Space Media, Inc. Dr. Harris is
also a member of the Board of Directors of Houston
Technology Center, BioHouston, the Houston Small Business
Development Corporation, and the National Space Biomedical
Dr. Harris has an MBA from the
University of Houston and an MD from Texas Tech University
School of Medicine.
Dr. Glynn S. Lunney
Lunney has over 40 years of management experience in
operational space systems, including the Apollo and Space
Shuttle programs. During 27 years at NASA, Mr. Lunney held
a number of senior executive positions, including:
Flight Director (including Apollo 11 and 13 missions),
Program Director of the Apollo Spacecraft office
(providing logistics and crew transport services for the
SkyLab space station), Program Manager for the
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, and Program Manager of the
Space Shuttle (for the first 17 missions).
from NASA in 1985, Mr. Lunney held several senior
executive positions in private industry, including:
President, Rockwell Satellite Systems Division, Executive
Vice President, Rockwell Space Station Systems Division,
and Vice President and Program Manager, United Space
Dr. Daniel R.
Mulville served as the Associate Deputy Administrator of
the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from
2000 to 2003. He was the senior advisor to the
Administrator and was responsible for planning, directing,
and managing the daily operations and transformation
activities of the Agency. During November and December of
2001, he served as the Acting Administrator during the
transition of administrations. Prior to this assignment,
Dr. Mulville served as NASA’s Chief Engineer from 1995 to
1999. He was responsible for the overall review of the
technical readiness and execution of all NASA programs. He
provided an integrated focus for Agencywide engineering
policies, standards, and practices. Dr. Mulville also
served as NASA’s Deputy Chief Engineer and ensured that
development efforts and mission operations were conducted
on a sound engineering basis.
From 1990 to 1994, Dr.
Mulville was the Director of the Engineering and Quality
Management Division in the Office of Safety and Mission
Assurance at NASA Headquarters. In that position he was
responsible for development of NASA’s engineering and
quality assurance standards and procedures related to
design and development of spacecraft and aeronautics
systems. Dr. Mulville also served as the Deputy Director
of the Materials and Structures Division in the Office of
Aeronautics and Space Technology at NASA Headquarters. He
managed the Advanced Composites Technology Program, and
materials and structures elements of the Advanced Launch
Systems, Space Exploration Initiative, and the High Speed
Civil Transport programs.
The Honorable Robert S.
Walker is currently Chairman of Wexler & Walker, a
Washington, D.C. government relations consulting firm.
Walker retired from the U.S. House of Representatives in
1996 after a twenty-year career, rising to become Chairman
of the Committee on Science, Chairman of the Republican
leadership, and Speaker Pro Tempore.
Still active in space
and technology policy, Walker was appointed by President
George W. Bush as Chairman of the Commission on the Future
of the United States Aerospace Industry and as a member of
the Presidential Commission on the Implementation of the
United States Space Exploration Policy. Walker is also a
member of the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of
the National Academies’ National Research Council.