July 26-28 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, California

Speaker

Charles Miller

Mr. Miller is the President of NexGen Space LLC, which provides client services at the intersection of commercial, civil, and national security space and public policy. He has consulted for a wide variety of space organizations including NASA, DARPA, Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Florida, and numerous space companies, both big and small. Mr. Miller served recently as NASA Senior Advisor for Commercial Space where he advised senior NASA leaders on commercial space options and strategies. He served as the leader of a half dozen NASA emerging commercial space teams that assessed investment barriers to commercial space projects, utilization of funded space act agreements, and commercial solutions for orbital debris removal, satellite servicing, orbital transfer vehicles, and propellant depots. He also served as NASA's first program executive for the Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research program, and as manager of NASA's Commercial RLV Technology Roadmap study. Mr. Miller is the Co-founder of Nanoracks LLC, a disruptive entrepreneurial venture that is operating with customer payloads right now at the ISS, generating revenue, with at least 50 customer payloads in the backlog. He is also Co-founder and is former President and CEO of Constellation Services International, Inc. (CSI) which was an early competitor for NASA's ISS cargo resupply business. In the 1990s, Miller was the founder of ProSpace, which was called "The Citizens' Space Lobby". Under Miller's leadership, ProSpace was instrumental in the passage of space-related legislative initiatives, including the Commercial Space Act of 1998, funding for NASA's X-33, Future-X and Space Solar Power programs, and the U.S. Air Force’s RLV Technology Development program.
Charles Miller
President & Owner, NexGen Space LLC