Credits and Sponsors

Production Teams

CosmoQuest is produced out of the Planetary Science Institute, a 501(c)3 non-profit, dedicated to exploring our Solar System and beyond. We work in partnership with many people & organizations.

Build Team

  • Dr. Pamela L. Gay, Program Director & Executive Producer
  • Ally Pelphrey, Production Manager
  • Annie Wilson, Chief Rocket Herder
  • Erik Madaus, Technical Writer
  • Gordon Dewis, Server Wrangler

Moderator Team

Ambious, Astro_yyz, dpi209, gilliangeorgine, Guido, Hexacosichoron, MsBrickKitten, R.Instro, Veronica_Cure, Walker

365 Days of Astronomy

  • Avivah Yamani, Project Manager
  • Richard Drumm, Audio Engineer
  • Avivah Yamani, Content Manager

Astronomy Cast

  • Fraser Cain & Pamela Gay, Hosts
  • Richard Drumm, Audio Engineer
  • Ally Pelphrey, Video Engineer

Visión Cósmica

  • Andrés Plazas Malagón & Nicolás Garavito-Camargo, Hosts
  • Andrés Plazas Malagón, Project Manager & Content Manager

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Additional funding provided by…

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Written in the Stars ($50)

We want the whole world to see how much you help us, so your name will appear forever in the credits.

  • David Truog
  • Janelle aka Veronica_Cure
  • Joe Hollstein
  • Lenor Horner
  • Timelord Iroh

Double Feature Exclusive ($20)

At this level, you get exclusive access to full-length guest interviews from Escape Velocity and an exclusive weekly pet picture from the CosmoQuest menagerie.

  • Ambious
  • Andreas Siegel
  • Greg Thorwald
  • Jeff Harris
  • Kyle Carmichael
  • Mark Sykes
  • Masa Hiryuu
  • Peter Richards
  • Semyon Torfason
  • William Fincher

Backstage Pass ($10)

Be our live (virtual) studio audience and join Dr. Pamela and the crew while we make the sausage for Escape Velocity Space News. You’ll also receive a special shout-out at the end of each recording.

  • Alan Gross
  • Bernhard Schaefer
  • Børre Andre Lysvoll
  • Camy Raissian
  • Cass Now
  • Don Mundis
  • Dustin A Ruoff
  • Gary Engelman
  • Glenn McDavid
  • Gordon Dewis
  • Guido Bibra
  • just_me_and_the_cat
  • Katrina Ince
  • OntheDiagonal
  • Orion’s Belt
  • Patrick Young
  • Robert W. Farley
  • Ruben McCarthy
  • Sebastian Schipper
  • Shaun Grossman
  • Simon Oliphant
  • The Real Fake Admin
  • William Bridgman

Office Hours Available ($5)

You are cordially invited to Office Hours with Dr. Pamela and the crew every Sunday!

  • Andrew Thomson
  • Astrohead
  • Balázs Csaba
  • Brett Ryland
  • Craig Landon
  • Dennis Newsome
  • Dianne Philippon
  • Donald McCoy
  • Dusty Reichwein
  • Ed Chubin
  • Emil Volcheck
  • Emory Stagmer
  • Eric Schneider
  • Gabriel Gauffin
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  • Greg Davis
  • Harald Brabenetz
  • Horace A Smith
  • Ian F
  • Jacob Hewell
  • Jako Danar
  • Jörn Albert
  • Keith Nelson
  • Laura Kittleson
  • Les Howard
  • Linda Sadiq
  • Myth Town
  • Nicholas E Maloney
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  • Richard
  • Robert Falk
  • Scott Nixon
  • Silvan Wespi
  • Stephen Jung
  • Thomas Martin
  • Tim Winkler
  • Tom Van Scotter
  • WandererM101
  • William Moore

Best Friends Forever ($3)

Let’s never lose touch! And will you sign our yearbook? We will follow you on social media, and your name appears here on the credits page.

  • Alex Buaiscia
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  • Gold
  • Jim Bee
  • Jim LeBlanc
  • John A Richards
  • Joseph J. Biernat
  • Kevin Parker
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  • Steven Bender
  • Tim Eggenberger