Christopher Hearsey is an aerospace executive, research scientist, and space law and policy scholar who has worked in the space industry for over ten years. Chris formerly served as the Director of DC Operations and Corporate Counsel for Bigelow Aerospace. Following a run for Congress in 2018, Chris started his company OSA Consulting, LLC in Maryland.
Chris holds a BA in Mathematical Economics and Political Science from Temple University, a MS in Legal Theory from The American University, a MS in Space Studies from the University of North Dakota, and a JD from the University of Mississippi with a concentration in air and space law (honors). While a graduate student, Chris earned a fellowship at the National Air and Space Museum studying space history and served as a special assistant in the Office of Space and Advanced Technology at the US Department of State where he worked on President Obama’s National Space Policy and served on the US delegation to the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.