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How to Explore The Cosmos from Your Own Backyard

You don’t need government funding to take a great photo of the cosmos.

September 13, 2019

How Star Trek Predicts Our Future

A discussion on the mythology of Star Trek and its impact on human space exploration.

September 6, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Water Bears Might Now Occupy the Moon

Tardigrades––tiny but extremely tough creatures––were snuck aboard the Beresheet Israeli lunar lander and may have survived their crash landing on the moon.

August 27, 2019

Can Intelligent Machines Find Intelligent Aliens?

When aliens call, will artificial intelligence pick up the phone?

August 20, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Last Week in Space 08/09

This week: Supercluster's Robin Seemangal is down at Cape Canaveral with contributor and launch expert Chris Gebhardt to recap a busy week of launches around the world.

August 12, 2019

This Cape Canaveral Startup is Attempting to Revolutionize Rocketry

A few miles drive from NASA Kennedy Space Center, the world’s premier space port, a young company is quietly attempting to revolutionize rocketry.

August 6, 2019

Meet the Visionary Behind Launcher, Brooklyn's Hidden Rocket Startup

A fateful visit to Kennedy Space Center would eventually inspire Max Haot to pursue space exploration.

July 25, 2019

Last Week in Space: Apollo 50th Edition

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 launch.

July 24, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Why Everyone is Talking About UFOs

In the past 18 months UFO theories have passed from tin-hat support groups to the hallowed pages of the New York Times and Washington Post. Why?

July 17, 2019

Celebrities & Pop Culture Are Suddenly Obsessed With Space. Why Now?

Stars, planets, and the thought of exploring them has taken a leading role in everything from film and apparel to internet and celebrity culture. But why, and why now?

July 15, 2019

When We Blast Our Dead Loved Ones to Space

There is a growing trend toward space-based memorial services. Startups are competing to send the remains of our loved ones to the edge of space, the moon, or endless earth orbit.

July 14, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Last Week in Space 7/12

This week: NASA gets a huge leadership shakeup while Arianespace suffered a loss of its Vega rocket and payload during a launch from French Guiana. 

July 12, 2019

How Dolphins on LSD Shaped the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

We thought dolphins on acid could help us talk to aliens.

July 7, 2019

Documentary: Life in Pine Bush, A Century of UFO Sightings

We travel to the town of Pinebush, NY, UFO capital of the world, to search for signs of life.

July 3, 2019

Meet the Amateur Astronomers Hunting for Spy Satellites

Inside the global network of astronomers searching the skies for classified government satellites.

June 27, 2019

The Human Effort to Sail the Cosmos on Sunlight

Carl Sagan dreamt of navigating the cosmos on sails pushed by gusts of sunlight, streaming out from our star. 

June 25, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Falcon Heavy and the New Space Coast

On a special edition of The Supercluster Podcast, our Chief of Content Robin Seemangal travels down to Cape Canaveral, Florida to prepare for the SpaceX Falcon Heavy STP-2 launch.

June 24, 2019

The Strangest Ways We’ve Said Hello to the Universe

Light the desert on fire! Put a giant mirror on the Eiffel Tower! Blow up the Moon!

June 16, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Last Week in Space 6/14

Robin Seemangal is joined by seasoned aerospace photographers Tom Cross and Pauline Acalin, who were on the road last week visiting SpaceX’s mysterious facility in Boca Chica, Texas.

June 15, 2019

Meet the Town of Pine Bush, UFO Capital of the World

Nothing brings a small town together like an alien invasion.

June 10, 2019

The First Women Trained To Conquer Space

They were selected from hundreds, trained for a mission of national importance.

June 5, 2019

This Graduate Student is Working to Unlock Mars' Greatest Mystery

PHD candidate Macey Sandford is crafting an instrument for the Mars 2020 rover to help unlock the Red Planet’s greatest mystery: did life once exist here?

May 31, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Blasting Our Dead Loved Ones to Space

Vice Reporter Samantha Cole discusses her new feature for Supercluster on the business of sending your dead loved ones to space.

May 30, 2019

The Complex Relationship Between Mental Health and Space Travel

Astronauts are real-life superheroes. Their daring feats in space defy all expectations.

May 28, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Last Week in Space / May 24th

SpaceX launches 60 of its experimental broadband satellites to orbit from Cape Canaveral.

May 24, 2019

The Giant Eye Seen from Space

Tom Van Sant, a sculptor from California, set out to create one of humanity’s single largest pieces of art: a giant human eye, visible only from space.

May 19, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Last Week in Space / May 17th

SpaceX's plan to bring the internet everywhere.

May 17, 2019

Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Ourselves

Humanity has a complex relationship with extraterrestrials. Sometimes they come shooting, sometimes they come probing.

May 13, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Last Week in Space / May 10th

Every week Supercluster keeps you up to date on what just happened in space.

May 10, 2019

Launching a New Era

On April 11th 2019, for the first time in history, three separate boosters returned to Earth for reuse.

May 6, 2019

Meet the Daring Young Women Striving for a Life in Space

Abigail Flom and Casey Honniball are among the next generation of young women prepared to take the plunge.

April 30, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Crew Dragon Anomaly

What caused the SpaceX Crew Dragon to explode?

April 26, 2019

Can We Rescue the Opportunity Rover?

Opportunity and its twin, Spirit, touched down on opposite sides of Mars in 2004, tasked with a common goal: find evidence of water (and perhaps even life) on the red planet.

April 18, 2019

The Supercluster Podcast: Falcon Heavy

The World's Most Powerful Rocket.

April 4, 2019

In The Shop: Falcon Heavy Launch Poster and Viewing Guide

Falcon Heavy is twice as powerful as the next most powerful rocket.

April 4, 2019

How Space YouTubers Are Keeping Astronaut Ambitions Alive

Kids used to want to be astronauts, now they want to be YouTubers.

April 2, 2019

Mars Ethics: Justice on the New Frontier

Humans will face brutal questions and decide what it means to be humane as we expand our footprint into the solar system.

February 5, 2019

Hunting Mummified Worlds in Deep Space

Out in the icy depths of the solar system, far from the warmth of our star, drifts a tiny frozen world shrouded in perpetual twilight.

January 18, 2019

Cheap Rockets Grow The Human Space Family

Changes in rocket ship price tags mean a rapidly growing community of nations in space.

January 8, 2019

The Fall and Rise of Florida's Space Coast

With the rise of private space exploration companies, Florida's Space Coast is undergoing a second renaissance.

January 8, 2019
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