G. Ryan Faith is a Research Analyst at the Space Foundation, where he studies issues related to civil space programs in the United States and internationally. Prior to the Space Foundation, he was a program manager for space initiatives at CSIS. He has been published in the Brown Journal of World Affairs, World Politics Review, World Affairs, The Space Review, and the Orlando Sentinel on space issues. Ryan has worked as editor on ground combat systems for Jane’s Defense Forecasts. Ryan earned a B.A. degree in chemistry and mathematics, with minors in economics and business administration, from Dominican University, River Forest, Ill. He also has a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering mechanics from the University of Illinois.