Marcia Smith

M Wade Holler

Marcia S. Smith is the founder and editor of She has more than four decades of experience in space policy, including 31 years at the Congressional Research Service on Capitol Hill (1975-2006), and three at the National Research Council’s Space Studies Board and Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board (2006-2009). Prior to CRS, she worked at George Washington University and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.  She is the North American Editor of the quarterly journal Space Policy, and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the American Astronautical Society (AAS). Here are links to a one-page biography and a list of publications since 1973.