imagine possible|customer centered

We provide advanced technical solution engineering and critical thinking to solve our customers’ hardest problems.

C-Star Solutions was established in 2005 to connect our clients with their customers driving product innovation, preventing stagnation, and encouraging growth.

Using our tailored approach, we created one of the first virtual communities for customer driven innovation in the commercial sector. We focus on developing the best, technically sound, and responsive products and services meeting customers emerging and challenging needs with innovative solutions. 

Today, as a Woman-owned Small Business, we follow these core principles to help keep our warfighters safe and our intelligence data and analysis cutting edge.


  • All-source Intelligence
  • Geospatial Intelligence
  • Measurements and Signals Intelligence
  • Remote sensing algorithm development
  • Imagery Science
  • Field experiment / ground truth
  • Test and evaluation
  • Signature development
  • Signature quality control / quality assurance
  • Database development


  • Pipeline development 
  • Capture development
  • Strategy development
  • Talent curation
  • Proposal process development
  • Process improvement
  • Program management


  • Systems engineering
  • Machine learning algorithms
  • Solution development
  • Computer vision
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Applied Science
  • Computational Chemistry
  • High Performance and Cloud Computing



Sonja 'Sunnie' Capelle Ph.D.

Sonja 'Sunnie' Capelle Ph.D.


Sunnie has 17 years of Defense and Intelligence experience building and leading science and engineering technical teams. As a U.S. Army civilian at the National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC) she managed MASINT and GEOINT programs for research and operationalization of remote sensing. As Chief Scientist for a large contractor she developed capabilities in small unmanned aerial payloads and automated target recognition for U.S. Army DEVCOM and space-based ISR capabilities for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).  Sunnie is active in her local community serving on boards and committees to protect historic resources and provide economic opportunity in Orange County Virginia. 

Jason Capelle

Jason Capelle


Jason has more than 30 years of experience supporting the U.S. Federal Government contracting sector. Throughout his career he has delivered on a diverse set of complex projects primarily in support of the U.S. Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. He has the proven ability to articulate a motivating vision, build high performance teams, and lead those teams to successful action. Outside of his professional career Jason is involved in his beloved local community of Gordonsville in Orange County Virginia where he is focused on good land use policy, tourism, and rural preservation.

Join Us

C-Star offers a comprehensive benefits program and competitive compensation. Our corporate offices in Gordonsville, Virginia offer a small-town vibe that is only 30 mins away from Charlottesville, Virginia. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains your work life balance will be full of cultural and outdoor activities. View our open positions and apply today!