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Supporting Partner
Marino

Supercluster is made possible in part by generous funding from Marino, an anti-obsolescence brand building a future in which people buy products they care for — and in return — those products care for them. The team at Marino make tools, craft experiences, and develop new technologies to enhance the user’s human experience.

Team

Robin Seemangal

Robin Seemangal is the Chief of Supercluster. He was an embedded reporter at Kennedy Space Center covering SpaceX’s race to build the reusable rocket and flagship NASA missions to destinations throughout the solar system. He’s written for the New York Observer, WIRED Magazine, Popular Mechanics, and Popular Science, and regularly appears on the BBC and Al-Jazeera. Robin recently co-founded Space Agency, a creative studio built for the new space age.

Jenny Hautmann

Jenny Hautmann is a photographer, videographer, and Content Manager for Supercluster on Florida's Space Coast. Jenny covers SpaceX's historic crew missions, NASA's Artemis-1 program at Kennedy Space Center, and travels regularly to Starbase to cover Starship operations. She has been interested in photography since she was 10 years old, and has been covering rocket launches since 2020. In 2023 Jenny moderated a New Media panel for Supercluster at SXSW.

Erik Kuna

Erik Kuna is the Chief Photographer at Supercluster. He is a photojournalist covering the NBA, NFL, and MLB, and events around the country. Erik has also produced campaigns for companies like Adobe, Google, and Canon for over 15 years. He also served as a consultant with the FBI crime lab to train their agents in the art and science of photography. For the past 3 years, Erik has focused his talents on space exploration, covering SpaceX, ULA, and NASA missions at Kennedy Space Center. Erik recently joined Stoke space as a videographer and photographer.

Harry Isaac

Harry is a Brooklyn based creative technologist who loves making anything from apps to synthesizers to furniture. Harry loves astronomy and astrophotography and that led them to build ISS Finder in 2013, an app that helps people track and learn about the ISS. Harry built the Supercluster app and continues to oversee development for the full suite of Supercluster utilities.

Tristan Dubin

Tristan is a visual creative. He likes noisy mechanical keyboards, riding his bike, writing Dungeons & Dragons campaigns, and building model robots. He hopes to visit other planets in his lifetime. Tristan is Design Director at GrandArmy and Supercluster, contributing to article illustration, merchandise design, animated films and the design of the Supercluster app.

Jack Nesbitt

Jack Nesbitt is an NYC based photographer and audio engineer working for GrandArmy and Supercluster. He spends his free time working on his motorcycle and fishing the East cost waters. Jack manages the Supercluster shop and oversees Supercluster and Space Agency photography.

Contributors

Jamie Carreiro

Jamie Carreiro is a multimedia artist and designer who draws on his background in computer science and filmmaking to combine new technology with a traditional creative process. He conceives and produces projects for brands across the globe, including Google, Delta, Target, Nike, Amazon, ESPN, Heineken, Spotify, and MTV. As a leader in the maker/DIY space, he personally creates unique software, digitally fabricated products, and custom electronics to support his creative vision. Born one year after the first Space Shuttle mission, he is inspired by space exploration and has been his entire life.

Alex Lin

Alex Lin is a writer, actress, and musician in the greater NYC area. A recent graduate from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, she can often be seen still trying to get into school buildings just to use the bathroom. Alex most recently performed off-broadway in Maverick, a new play about the final days of Orson Welles.

Daniel Oberhaus

Daniel Oberhaus was the space & energy reporter at WIRED and the author of Extraterrestrial Languages (MIT Press, Fall 2019). His writing has appeared in VICE Motherboard, The Atlantic, Popular Mechanics, Slate, The Baffler, Nautilus, Vice, The Awl, The Outline, and elsewhere. Daniel recently founded Haus Biographics, a marketing and communications agency for deep tech startups.

Samantha Cole

Sam is a Brooklyn-based journalist at Motherboard, Vice's science and technology outlet, where she covers the wild and wonderful corners of the World Wide Web, including dystopian AI algorithms, sex workers' rights, fetish communities, questionable gadgets, and YouTube feuds. Sam recently published How Sex Changed the Internet and the Internet Changed Sex.

John Kraus

John Kraus AKA “Snap” is a spaceflight photographer based on Florida’s Space Coast. Having covered over 200 rocket launches since early 2015, his imagery has been featured by National Geographic, Bloomberg Businessweek, CNBC, United Launch Alliance, and others. He has worked on a variety of collaborations and for-hire projects with SpaceX, ESA, and ArianeGroup; rocketry startups Astra, Relativity, and Launcher; as well as camera manufacturer Hasselblad. Today, John is the Content Director for SpaceX’s Polaris Program after serving the same role for the historic Inspiration4 mission.

Pauline Acalin

Pauline Acalin is a spaceflight photojournalist, astrophotographer, and mother of two daughters. She also designs space-themed t-shirts, and is a full-time space advocate.

Joey Roulette

Joey Roulette a reporter and photographer based D.C. covering space and politics. He currently writes for Reuters, covering NASA and the commercial space industry. Outside of writing, he focuses on documentary photography, with work from the 2016 presidential and 2018 midterm elections and numerous SpaceX launches from Kennedy Space Center. Joey’s writing has also appeared in The New York Times and The Verge.

Robin George Andrews

Robin is a volcanologist turned freelance science journalist based in London, UK. Volcanoes — on Earth and in space — are still his go-to story of choice, but any planet doing anything strange is fine by him.

Keith Cooper

Keith Cooper is a freelance science journalist. He is the Editor of Astronomy Now magazine and author of The Contact Paradox: Challenging Our Assumptions In the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (Bloomsbury Sigma) and Origins of the Universe (Icon Books).

David W. Brown

David W. Brown is an American author from New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a regular contributor to The Atlantic, The New York Times, and Scientific American. His work generally concerns the American space program. In 2016, he signed a publishing contract with HarperCollins to write a book titled The Mission, about NASA's Europa exploration program. Previously, he co-authored Deep State: Inside the Government Secrecy Industry and The Command: Deep Inside the President's Secret Army with The Atlantic editor Marc Ambinder. Both books were published by John Wiley & Sons. His first book, Red Planet Noir, won the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Science Fiction. Brown is a former U.S. Army paratrooper and a veteran of Afghanistan.

Mihir Tripathy

A Computer Science graduate, Mihir's research centers on developing generative AI models for human health, having worked on numerous projects at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Princeton Neuroscience Institute. The launch of Falcon Heavy inspired him to work towards a multi-planetary future. He has been writing about space exploration and scientific breakthroughs for the past three years, spreading the word about humanity's quest to venture onto Moon, Mars, and beyond.

Deven Perez

Deven Perez is a mechanical engineering student with a passion for photography and spaceflight. He covers the development of SpaceX’s Starship program in Boca Chica, Texas, and intends to travel to space in his lifetime.

Chris Gebhardt

Chris Gebhardt, a journalist and screenwriter, now works for SpaceX. He previously covered the global spaceflight events for more than a decade, including construction and utilization of the International Space Station, interplanetary exploration, and how space-based science benefits life on Earth.

Partners
GrandArmy

GrandArmy is a New York City based creative studio working across a wide array of disciplines, including branding, graphic, product, and interior design, illustration, photography, and filmmaking. Founded by three ADC Young Guns recipients and life long space enthusiasts, GrandArmy is an award winning, multi-disciplinary creative agency. Since 2008.

Space Agency

Space Agency is the creative studio born from Supercluster. Built for space, science, and technology brands looking to define their place in our future among the stars, Space Agency helps the greatest space brands inspire wonder, awe, and adventure.

A24

Based in NY and LA, A24 is the Academy Award winning studio behind feature films such as Lady Bird, Moonlight, Eighth Grade, The Disaster Artist, Ex Machina, Amy, Room, The Florida Project, and Hereditary, and TV shows such as HBO's Pod Save America and upcoming Euphoria, Hulu's upcoming Ramy Youssef show, and NBC's The Charmichael Show.

Press and Syndication
Smithsonian

Smithsonian magazine places a Smithsonian lens on the world, looking at the topics and subject matters researched, studied, and exhibited by the Smithsonian—science, history, art, popular culture and innovation—and chronicling them every day for a diverse readership.

Plasma

PLASMA magazine is an international publication showcasing contributions from the art and science worlds. Since 2015 PLASMA has become a world-renowned, highly contemporary brand about the future, and has won fans all over the world. PLASMA includes contributions from artists and institutions, specialized in art, science or technology, as well as from scientists, research institutions or companies with future leading technology

Air & Space

Air & Space Magazine has been delighting aerospace enthusiasts with the best writing about their favorite subject since April 1986. The bimonthly magazine emphasizes the human stories behind the hardware, and has established a track record of getting its readers into those places the aerospace industry marks "authorized personnel only."

Fast Company

Fast Company is a monthly American business magazine published in print and online that focuses on technology, business, and design. It publishes eight print issues per year.

Business Insider

Business Insider is an American financial and business news website published by Insider Inc. It operates international editions in the UK, Australia, China, Germany, France, South Africa, India, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Northern Europe, Poland, Spain and Singapore.

KWTX

KWTX-TV is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Waco, Texas, United States and serving Central Texas, including Waco, Temple and Killeen. The station is owned by Gray Television.

space.com

Space.com is a space and astronomy news website owned by Future. Its stories are often syndicated to other media outlets, including CNN, MSNBC, Yahoo!, and USA Today.

Communication Arts

Communication Arts is the largest international trade journal of visual communications. Supercluster has won 3 Communication Arts awards in Illustration and Typography.

AI—AP

American Illustration and American Photography is a leading competition for American artists. Supercluster has won 4 awards for editorial and poster illustration.

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