Lunar Express SM Mission

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CSI was founded by Charles Miller, David Anderman, and Ben Muniz.

THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

David W. Anderman
Acting Chief Executive Officer

Mr. 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.

In 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
Vice President for Government Affairs

James A. 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.

Prior to 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 Gingrich.

Mr. Muncy 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
Vice President for Government Programs

Mr. Moser 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 systems.

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).

Mr. 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 Texas.

Richard K. Citron
General Counsel

Rick 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 businesses.

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
Advisor

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 Frontier Foundation.

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 mathematician.

Dr. Owen Garriott
Advisor

Dr. 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 experiments.

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
Advisor

Dr. 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 missions.

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 Research Institute.

Dr. Harris has an MBA from the University of Houston and an MD from Texas Tech University School of Medicine.

Dr. Glynn S. Lunney
Advisor

Glynn 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).

After retiring 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 Alliance. 

Dr. Daniel R. Mulville
Advisor

Dr. 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
Advisor

Robert 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.