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Supercluster is here to tell humanity’s greatest outer space stories. We’re exploring the amazing milestones that changed space history, the wildest ideas that drive our future, and every development in this new Golden Age of Space.


Can You Help Us Study Galaxies?
Mar 31 • 24 min
April is Citizen Science month, and to celebrate we are joined by spiral galaxy expert Dr. Patrick Treuthardt, Assistant Head, Astronomy & Astrophysics Research Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. We chat about the mind-blowing mysteries…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / MARCH 24, 2020
Mar 24 • 20 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Robin and Chris are back with updates on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting NASA centers around the country, and how the space industry is proceeding with upcoming…
Space & Isolation
Mar 17 • 23 min
Robin and Chris discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the space program and missions launching from around the world. We also preview SpaceX’s attempt to launch new Starlink satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center this week.
Space and Its Endless Possibility
Mar 3 • 45 min
Robin and Jamie are joined by space industry leader, angel investor, and CEO of Voyager Space Holdings Dylan Taylor at Supercluster headquarters in New York City for a wide-ranging discussion on the current state of the space race and what seems to be a…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / COMMERCIAL CREW SPECIAL
Feb 14 • 44 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Robin and Chris take a closer look at NASA’s Commercial Crew program, discussing both the controversy surrounding Boeing’s failed flight test and how a new hire at…
Learning to Love and Fear Asteroids
Feb 11 • 25 min
Supercluster contributor and VICE Motherboard reporter Samantha Cole drops in to chat about her recent feature on the impact (pun intended) of ’90s space disaster movies on the efforts to protect Earth from Michael Bay-level destruction.
Human Spaceflight Defines the Year Ahead
Jan 27 • 52 min
Fresh off of SpaceX’s successful Crew Dragon emergency escape test, Robin Seemangal is joined by Reuters reporter Joey Roulette and Cosmic Perspective founders Ryan Chylinski & MaryLiz Bender to discuss the busy year ahead and how human spaceflight will…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / JANUARY 17, 2020
Jan 17 • 28 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Chris and Robin visit Boeing’s space-scarred Starliner spacecraft after its return from the controversial Orbital Flight Test. And a preview of SpaceX’s next commercial…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / JANUARY 15, 2020
Jan 15 • 39 min
On the first Last Week in Space of 2020, Robin and Chris are at Cape Canaveral following the first launch of the year: SpaceX’s new batch of Starlink satellites. Join us for a discussion on how this emerging broadband market could impact the lives of…
The Red Carpet to Space Exploration
Jan 10 • 31 min
Robin Seemangal is joined by Supercluster contributor Sage Lazzaro to chat about the new celebrity obsession with space exploration and how non-traditional media sources like YouTube are creating new space fans.
The Business of Space
Dec 17, 2019 • 53 min
On a special edition of the Supercluster podcast, we are joined by CNBC space reporter Michael Sheetz to discuss a breakthrough year for the commercial spaceflight industry, the emerging space tourism economy, and how investors are navigating what will…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / DECEMBER 9, 2019
Dec 9, 2019 • 26 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Robin Seemangal and Chris Gebhardt discuss the epic launch of the SpaceX CRS-19 Dragon to the space station and a round of international missions that immediately…
Handshake in Space: The Apollo Soyuz Test Project
Dec 2, 2019 • 39 min
On a special episode of our podcast, Supercluster’s own Jamie Carreiro is joined by team members and fellow space fans Amanda Burtnett and Tristan Dubin to explore the amazing story of the Apollo Soyuz Test Project, the first time the USA and Soviet Union…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / NOVEMBER 25, 2019
Nov 25, 2019 • 22 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Supercluster’s Robin Seemangal and Chris Gebhardt discuss an alarming report on NASA’s human spaceflight strategy, and unpack the Starship explosion in Boca Chica,…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / NOVEMBER 18, 2019
Nov 18, 2019 • 33 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Supercluster’s Robin Seemangal and Chris Gebhardt look to space on screen, for a discussion on the new Apple TV+ series ‘For All Mankind,’ and the role space plays in…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / NOVEMBER 11, 2019
Nov 11, 2019 • 20 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week, Robin Seemangal is joined by Teslarati’s new space reporter, Jamie Groh, to discuss the end of year rush at Cape Canaveral as both SpaceX and Boeing race to keep up…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / NOVEMBER 4, 2019
Nov 4, 2019 • 34 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Supercluster’s Robin Seemangal and Chris Gebhardt unpack fresh updates on NASA’s Commercial Crew program, and discuss the plans being drawn up to return humans to the…
Getting Real About Exoplanets
Oct 29, 2019 • 30 min
Robin Seemangal is joined by Colombia University PhD candidate and Exoplanet guru Moiya McTier for a conversation on the search for habitable worlds, and of course, the aliens that may occupy them.
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / OCTOBER 21, 2019
Oct 21, 2019 • 22 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Supercluster’s Robin Seemangal is joined by contributor and photographer Joey Roulette to discuss the upcoming events and announcements at the International…
Life of a Rocket Chaser
Oct 11, 2019 • 51 min
Famed spaceflight photographer John Kraus joins Supercluster’s Robin Seemangal for a candid discussion on the art and process of shooting the gravity-defying rocket launches now happening more and more frequently on Florida’s Space Coast.
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / BOCA CHICA SPECIAL
Oct 2, 2019 • 54 min
Every week, the Supercluster Podcast brings you the biggest stories from space exploration. On this special edition of Last Week in Space, Supercluster joins SpaceX and Elon Musk down in Boca Chica, Texas as they unveil the massive Starship prototype, the…
Starship Preview Special
Sep 27, 2019 • 33 min
Robin Seemangal is joined by CNN spaceflight reporter Jackie Wattles to talk Elon Musk’s Mars ambitions, rapid Starship development, and what to expect from a major SpaceX update Musk will provide to reporters this Saturday night.
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / SEPTEMBER 24, 2019
Sep 24, 2019 • 31 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Supercluster’s Robin Seemangal is joined by our contributor and launch expert Chris Gebhardt to discuss updates on the lost Indian Vikram lunar lander, the aftermath of…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / SEPTEMBER 9, 2019
Sep 9, 2019 • 19 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Supercluster’s Robin Seemangal is joined by contributor and WIRED space reporter Daniel Oberhaus to discuss the immediate aftermath of the apparent crash of India’s…
How Star Trek Predicts Our Future
Sep 6, 2019 • 63 min
Robin Seemangal is joined by fellow Trekkies and seasoned spaceflight journalists Swapna Krishna and Chris Gebhardt, who have extensive experience with both real-life and fictional space travel. Tune in for a discussion on the mythology of Star Trek, its…
Water Bears Might Now Occupy the Moon
Aug 27, 2019 • 21 min
Robin Seemangal is joined by Daniel Oberhaus, WIRED space reporter and author of the forthcoming book Extraterrestrial Languages (MIT Press). They dive into the recent discovery that Tardigrades―tiny but extremely tough creatures―were snuck aboard the…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / AUGUST 26, 2019
Aug 26, 2019 • 28 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Supercluster’s Robin Seemangal is joined by contributor and launch expert Chris Gebhardt and spaceflight photographer John Kraus. They share their experience just a few…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / AUGUST 9, 2019
Aug 12, 2019 • 35 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Supercluster’s Robin Seemangal is down at Cape Canaveral with contributor and launch expert Chris Gebhardt to recap a busy week of rocket launches both on Florida space…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / AUGUST 2, 2019
Aug 6, 2019 • 44 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Supercluster’s Robin Seemangal is joined by our contributor and launch expert Chris Gebhardt to discuss the rapid progress SpaceX is making to manufacture their…
The Cape Canaveral Startup Revolutionizing Rocketry
Aug 5, 2019 • 57 min
Robin Seemangal is joined by Kineo Wallace, lead engineer at Rocket Crafters. Supercluster paid a visit to the mysterious company at Cape Canaveral and witnessed first-hand tests of their technology, how they triage operational failure under pressure, and…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / APOLLO 50TH SPECIAL
Jul 24, 2019 • 33 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Our Chief of Content Robin Seemangal is joined by Supercluster contributor and launch expert Chris Gebhardt to discuss the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11…
Why Everyone is Talking About UFOs
Jul 15, 2019 • 40 min
Robin Seemangal is joined by WIRED space reporter & Supercluster contributor Daniel Oberhaus. Robin and Daniel are among the few space journalists who have attempted to investigate the UFO phenomenon over the years, crossing paths with concerned Apollo…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / JULY 12, 2019
Jul 12, 2019 • 46 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories from space exploration. This week: Our Chief of Content Robin Seemangal is joined by Supercluster contributor and launch expert Chris Gebhardt to unpack recent developments in the space industry, both…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / JULY 3, 2019
Jul 3, 2019 • 41 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories in space exploration. This week: Supercluster’s Robin Seemangal and Supercluster contributor Chris Gebhardt are at Cape Canaveral covering milestone developments occurring throughout the space industry.…
Falcon Heavy and the New Space Coast
Jun 24, 2019 • 35 min
On a special edition of The Supercluster Podcast, Robin Seemangal, travels down to Cape Canaveral, Florida to prepare for the SpaceX Falcon Heavy STP-2 launch. Space reporter and space coast native Emilee Speck hosts the Supercluster team at WKMG’s studio…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / JUNE 14, 2019
Jun 14, 2019 • 22 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories in space exploration. This week: our Director of Content Robin Seemangal is joined by seasoned space photographers Tom Cross and Pauline Acalin who just visited SpaceX’s mysterious testing facility in…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / JUNE 7, 2019
Jun 7, 2019 • 21 min
Every week Supercluster keeps you up to date on what just happened in space. This week: NASA provides an update on the effort to return human spaceflight to Cape Canaveral. Stratolaunch tested the world’s largest plane, built to launch rockets, but will…
Blasting Our Dead Loved Ones to Space
May 30, 2019 • 13 min
Vice Motherboard reporter Samantha Cole joins Robin Seemangal to discuss a new emerging industry: Sending human remains to space. This podcast is a supplement to Samantha’s recent feature “When We Blast Our Dead Loved Ones to Space,” which explores these…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / MAY 24, 2019
May 24, 2019 • 18 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories in space. This week: SpaceX launches 60 of its experimental broadband satellites to orbit from Cape Canaveral. NASA continues its citizen engagement effort by allowing fans to send their names to the red…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / MAY 17, 2019
May 17, 2019 • 20 min
Every week, Supercluster recaps the biggest stories in space. This week: SpaceX attempts to launch the first 60 of its experimental internet-broadcasting satellites. Also: The Trump administration called for NASA to return Americans to the moon and…
LAST WEEK IN SPACE / MAY 10, 2019
May 10, 2019 • 24 min
Every week Supercluster keeps you up to date on what just happened in space. This week: Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos unveils a lunar lander to help NASA return to the moon. Elon Musk-founded SpaceX plans for its next Falcon Heavy launch and…
Crew Dragon Anomaly
Apr 26, 2019 • 25 min
SpaceX, poised to launch NASA astronauts on their new Crew Dragon spacecraft this year, has suffered a catastrophic loss of the vehicle during a test at Cape Canaveral.
Falcon Heavy - The World’s Most Powerful Rocket
Apr 4, 2019 • 29 min
Robin Seemangal (Supercluster), Daniel Oberhaus (Wired) and Jackie Wattles (CNN) talk SpaceX’s first official payload on Falcon Heavy, Elon’s Tesla launch last year, and what’s next for the rocket company everyone’s talking about.
Welcome to Supercluster
Mar 28, 2019 • 0 min
Supercluster is here to tell humanity’s greatest outer space stories. We’re exploring the amazing milestones that changed space history, the wildest ideas that drive our future, and every development in this new Golden Age of Space.