Carissa Bryce Christensen is the founder and CEO of Bryce Space and Technology. Ms. Christensen is an internationally-recognized expert in commercial space and the interplay of government, military, and commercial activities in the aerospace sector. For more than two decades she has engaged the leading edge of the space industry with innovative analysis of space systems and advanced technology. Carissa serves as a strategic advisor to government and commercial clients, and has been an expert witness and testified before Congress on market dynamics. She currently sits on the board of the Aerospace Center for Space Policy and Strategy and serves on the National Research Council Space Technology Industry-Government-University Roundtable (STIGUR) advisory group. Ms. Christensen holds a Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, where she specialized in science and technology policy. She also completed the General Course in Government at the London School of Economics and was a Douglass Scholar at Rutgers University. Ms. Christensen is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.


International Astronautical Congress 2017

25-29 September 2017

Adelaide, Australia