Dr. Frank Martin is president of Martin Consulting, Inc., providing independent review and consulting services to aerospace project teams and organizations. Supporting the NIAC as a reviewer and as a member of the NEC has been a personal priority. Frank has also been working with 4-D Systems since 2002. Sponsored by NASA’s Office of the Chief Engineer’s Academy of Program/Project and Engineering Leadership (APPEL), the major focus of 4-D Systems is performance enhancement for NASA teams. His career with NASA and Lockheed Martin includes Science Mission Operations on Apollo 16 and Apollo 17; director, Solar Terrestrial and Astrophysics at NASA Headquarters (included the Sounding Rocket and Balloon Programs); GSFC director for space and earth science; NASA deputy associate administrator, space station; NASA associate administrator for human exploration, and director, space systems and engineering, civil space for Lockheed Martin, with responsibility for the Hubble servicing missions, Space Infrared Telescope Facility (Spitzer), Lunar Prospector, and Gravity Probe-B. Frank resigned from NASA in 1990 and retired from Lockheed Martin in 2001. He received NASA’s Outstanding Leadership Medal, the NASA Exceptional Service Medal, the SES Presidential Ranks of Distinguished Executive, and Meritorious Executive and was elected fellow of AAS. Frank received a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Tennessee in 1971 and a B.A. with majors in physics and in mathematics from Pfeiffer College (currently Pfeiffer University) in 1966. Frank also served as a member of several National Research Council Committees, including Advanced Concepts, Science Opportunities Enabled by NASA’s Constellation System, NASA's Suborbital Research Capabilities, and Human Spaceflight Operations. Frank is currently a member of the Committee on Human Spaceflight.