To provide critical, timely, accurate information to our customers, NSG has recruited a talented and dedicated group of working professionals. By design, we maintain an efficient staff with strong cross-functionality. We also leverage collaboration tools to increase internal efficiencies and reduce costs. In this way, we enable our customers to benefit from this 21st century approach to information analysis and content delivery.

  • Richard M. Rocket

    Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

    Richard M. Rocket co-founded NSG and is the company's current CEO. In 2011, Richard left his job as a New York private equity fund formation lawyer to lead NSG. He earned his J.D. at the University of California, Berkeley where he served as Editor (External Relations) for the Berkeley Technology and Law Journal (BTLJ). For the past 15 years, he has traveled the world actively tracking the NewSpace industry to help decision makers to understand the industry's enormous potential.

  • Lonny Israely

    Co-Founder, Senior Advisor

    Lonny brings significant professional, business and technological experience to NSG. He has worked over 15 years in a variety of information technology fields and has co-founded several successful companies in technology and compliance, providing software and services to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 customers. In addition to being a successful entrepreneur, Lonny is a licensed New York attorney and holds several information security related certifications.

  • Leopold's Apartment

    VP of Crypto Currency

    An anonymous user, Leopold's Apartment currently trades crypto currencies from his penthouse apartment overlooking the river for inspiration. When his friend Richard M. Rocket was in need, he answered the call.

  • Clark Lindsey

    Managing Editor of NewSpace Watch

    Clark is the Managing Editor of NewSpace Watch. Prior to joining NSG, Clark published both and Space Transport News. He has a B.A. in physics from the University of Tennessee and a doctorate in experimental particle physics from the University of California at Riverside.

  • Jigar Patel

    Consultant, Senior Analyst

    Jigar Patel is currently a practicing engineer and brings business strategy, operations, engineering and product development experience to NSG. He holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering and an MBA in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Stanford University. Jigar is excited to inspire and make an impact in the developing NewSpace industry.

  • Vaughn-Clai Marsh

    Assistant General Counsel

    Vaughn currently handles all contracts at NSG. He is an attorney with a chemical engineering background. Vaughn earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the New England School of Law in Boston. Prior to studying law, he received Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering degrees in Chemical Engineering from the City College of New York, City University of New York. Vaughn is extremely excited to see the continued growth and innovation in the NewSpace industry.

  • David Bullock

    Senior Editor

    David Bullock is a graduate of the University of North Dakota's Aerospace School Masters of Science Space Studies program. He was the founder and publisher of the online digital edition Space Lifestyle Magazine and is passionate about finding out how to keep NewSpace both interesting and valuable.

  • Ryan Moisley

    Creative Director

    Ryan has earned a Bachelor's degree in Digital Art from Fayetteville State University. He is passionate about working with NewSpace Global in the design and layout of its deep dive reports as well as managing the NewSpace Global website.

  • Katy Miller

    Operations Manager

    Katy has a B.S. in Business Administration from the Ohio State University and an M.Ed. in Library Media from Wright State University.  She is thrilled to be a part of this exciting field.

  • Franklin Moore

    Documentarian & Photographer

    Franklin followed the footsteps of his professional photographer/scientist father as a professional photographer since 1962 and scientist since 1971. Not specializing in any one area, but aiming for perfection in photography, cinematography, and the search for knowledge through science.

  • Eliot Bencuya

    Senior Analyst, Advisor

    Eliot is a partner at Tryperion Partners, a private real estate investment firm. He holds a B.A. in Economics and International Studies from Yale University, and an M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Eliot specializes in analyzing how the real estate market is taking advantage of the opportunities provided by the growing NewSpace industry.

  • Christopher Hamick


    Christopher is a Financial Executive with over 20 years of experience in the Financial Services industry, including all aspects of sales, marketing and executive management. He has a BS from Union College, Schenectady, NY and cheers for his native Chicago sports teams in his personal time.

  • Meng Ding


    Meng is a scientific advisor for NewSpace Global and a technology expert. He was involved in the high-tech industry for over 10 years and worked for IBM and AMD in Silicon Valley in the past. He is also co-inventor of 30 issued and pending U.S. patents. Dr. Ding graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Ph.D. in physics while he worked on silicon field-emission semiconductor devices with applications ranging from flat panel displays to micro-propulsion in space.

  • Dean Bahat


    Dean is currently the Associate Director of Business Affairs at Funny or Die. He has extensive business and legal experience in both the entertainment and real estate industry. Dean is a graduate of the University of Washington and earned his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law.

  • Tarlin Ray


    Tarlin is a business consultant that focuses on supporting and accelerating early stage businesses. Over 15 year career he has extensive experience in strategic planning, sales, marketing, business development and operations in a variety of industries, including travel, technology and private jets. Tarlin earned his A.B. in Economics from Harvard University and M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

  • Scott Shell


    Scott is a Principal Software Architect at Microsoft in the Windows Phone group and has been with Microsoft for 16 years with extensive experience in operating systems and Mobile Devices. Scott has had a strong passion for rocketry and space since childhood and is a former member of the UCLA Space Projects group where his work focused on control systems for rocket systems.