Oct 27, 2023
In today's episode, Erin takes us on a journey from her childhood in Florida, where shuttle launches ignited her passion for space. From sewing Halloween costumes to studying mechanical engineering, Erin's diverse path led her to NASA and MIT. She shares the thrill of contributing to the Benefits for Humanity initiative, bridging the gap between science and the public. And, amidst her love for sewing, Erin weaves stories that bring scientists and their breakthroughs to life. Join us as we explore the cosmic tapestry of Erin's fascinating career and the unique threads that connect her love for space and storytelling.
Here’s approximate timestamps for the episode.
00:00 Intro to Episode - Erin Winick Anthony
00:58 Where Erin got her passion for space from
01:32 Shuttles going up, when you’re growing up!
02:39 Effects of seeing a launch
03:07 Journey to space
04:04 Working at NASA
05:50 Science Communication Officer for the ISS
07:20 Benefits of the ISS for humanity
14:30 STEAM Power Media
15:30 Upcoming mission (breaking news!)
19:00 Going alone - challenges/most enjoyed moments!
21:00 Yep… she’s a Pinball Wizard
23:20 Other spacey idea’s
24:30 Attention to Artermis Program
27:10 Quick Fire Questions
31:15 Wrap Up & Socials
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