about the show
Abandoned on a dying ship in the farthest reaches of known space, a young scientist fights for survival (and patience with the on-board A.I.). Who is she? No one knows. But a lot of dangerous entities really want to find out…
What Is Girl In Space?
Girl In Space is a sci-fi mystery podcast that follows the story of a young botanist on board an abandoned space station through her stream-of-conscious audio diaries. Season One begins with a narrow focus on just the main character, and gradually opens up to feature a full cast.
Season One includes 12 full episodes that range between 26 - 40 minutes.
Girl In Space is currently free to listen to and advertisement-free. The show is supported by listeners like you via Patreon and Ko-Fi (and by whatever money Sarah happens to have in her bank account.)
Will I Like Girl In Space?
The tone of Girl In Space is intriguing, imaginative, and introspective, and largely set by the narrator — a smart, snarky female character with a fiercely independent mind. Themes include freedom, humanity, truth, loneliness, beauty, individuality, capitalism, inner turmoil, and delicious cheeses.
If you're a fan of Firefly, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The X-Files, Star Trek, Star Wars, Mass Effect, or books such as the Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman or Kelley Armstrong’s Women of the Otherworld series, you may enjoy Girl In Space.
Is Girl In Space For Kids?
Girl In Space maintains a Clean rating, and was intentionally created for all ages to enjoy. However, it also deals with several adult philosophical and ethical issues, and includes vocabulary such as “coagulating,” “narcissism,” and “epigenetics”. There are no child characters in the show.
Parents may wish to listen to the first episode to get a feel for whether the material is appropriate for their children.
There is some slightly disturbing imagery throughout (e.g., descriptions of wounds, blood on hands) and sci-fi gun violence. Each episode ends on a cliffhanger.
The initial plan was for Girl In Space to release every other week. However, Sarah (the creator/writer/producer of the show) works several jobs in addition to creating the show, so sometimes LIFE happens. Still, we aim to get a new show to listeners every two weeks or so.
Full transcripts are available on the Girl In Space website with every single episode release.
Launch & Upcoming Seasons
The Girl In Space podcast launched September 2017 to immediate acclaim. The first season consists of 12 episodes which will release through September 2018. As of July 2018, a second season is in the beginning planning stages.
Download Press Kit
Season One Trailer
Online & social
Apple Podcasts/iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/girl-in-space/id1281287693
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/girlinspace/
About The Creator
Sarah Rhea Werner is a professional writer, speaker, and podcaster who left a decade-long career in marketing to pursue her creative passions. She currently lives in South Dakota on the edge of a graveyard with her husband Tim (who is also a writer) and two adopted cats.
Despite outward appearances, Sarah is a total introvert (INFP). She loves reading, writing, gardening, drinking good coffee and tea, taking walks on rainy days, volunteering at her local animal shelter, and watching "Jurassic Park".
Listeners & Stats
As of November 2018, Girl In Space has:
Over 500,000 unique downloads via RSS.
Over 75,000 downloads via Spotify.
Over 850 ratings in iTunes, with a majority rating of 5 stars.
Listeners in 165 countries, including the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Australia, Ireland, Germany, Mexico, Sweden, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway, France, India, Brazil, Japan, South Africa, China, Thailand, Greece, Egypt, Uganda, and more.
Reviews & Testimonials
Listeners love Girl In Space! Check out written reviews and a fan art gallery here.
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