Erin Anthony

Erin works at Johnson Space Center as a science communication specialist for the International Space Station. She shares the amazing stories of research on the space station with the world. She has spearheaded strategies for sharing station science on Twitter and Instagram, including the creation of an Instagram AR filter viewed more than 10 million times and growing the @ISS_Research Twitter audience by more than 250K. Erin serves as managing editor for all station science feature stories, and as well as a series producer for digital series, NASA Explorers: Microgravity (more than 11 million views). She earned a MAPi contract Outstanding Achievement Award and Barrios BEAR award for her work on NASA Explorers. She previously worked as the space reporter for the MIT Technology Review where she launched and managed its space newsletter, The Airlock. She also covered automation as the Associate Editor of the Future of Work for the publication and helmed the its largest daily tech newsletter, The Download and Instagram strategy. Erin founded and served as CEO of Sci Chic, a company that designs and produces 3D printed jewelry inspired by science and engineering, and creates outreach programs based on the jewelry, for more than 5 years. Erin aims to show the creativity in science and engineering, and encourage everyone to appreciate and explore the STEM fields. She does this through her company and her science communication work. She has written for an array of publications such as Sci Show, The Economist,, Lateral Magazine, Beanz, IEEE Potentials, and The New York Times, and is a course author for LinkedIn Learning ( She has a combined social media following of more than 50,000 to which she shares science in engaging new ways. Erin graduated with her BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Florida in December of 2016. After graduating she worked as a freelance science writer and interned in London with the science and technology section of The Economist. She also had four engineering internships at Bracken Engineering, Solar Turbines, John Deere, and at Keysight Technologies working on mechanical design and technical writing projects. Erin’s passions in her free time consist of 3D printing, sewing, hiking, TikTok, STEM outreach, creating science communication for her personal social media channels, science fashion, puzzles, dominoes,, and photography.