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Are We There Yet? Podcast

When it comes to human space exploration, we’re on the brink of something big.

Astronauts are about to make the leap from low-earth orbit to destinations never before explored by humans — deep space, asteroids and, ultimately, Mars.

New probes and rovers are leading the charge, helping us understand our solar system so we can put humans on new worlds.

Join host Brendan Byrne, space reporter at 90.7 WMFE in Orlando, Fla., as he explores the advances in human space exploration. From conversations with the engineers and scientists building the technology one day heading to Mars, to talks with visionaries and leaders who want to take humankind to deep space, the Are We There Yet? podcast reveals the next chapters in human space exploration.

Listen by clicking on the episodes below, on the WMFE mobile app, or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher or RSS Feed.

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A HI-SEAS subject takes part in a simulated EVA. Photo: NASA / Christiane Heinicke
Are We There Yet

Trouble On The HI-SEAS


A simulated Mars mission was cut short earlier this year after a crew member was injured. Just what happened in the fake Mars habitat in Hawaii and what does that mean for future experiments?
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What’s it going to take to put humans on Mars? The Humans to Mars Summit hopes to answer that question. Photo: NASA
Are We There Yet

Humans To Mars Summit


The Humans to Mars Summit wrapped up this week in Washington, D.C. It’s a yearly meeting of the minds to chat all things Mars and what it’s going to take to get people there.
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Are We There Yet

To Pluto And Beyond!


Where were you when you first saw Pluto? The New Horizons flyby back in the summer of 2015 had all eyes on the deep spacecraft exploring the outermost parts of our solar system.
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Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos committed to launching and manufacturing from Florida’s Space Coast. Photo: Brendan Byrne
Are We There Yet

The Space Barons


Washington Post space reporter Christian Davenport spent years interviewing the space barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson and Paul Allen. What is it about space that makes them chase nearly impossible dreams?
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(L to R) WMFE’s President and General Manager, LaFontaine Oliver, WMFE’s Brendan Byrne and Designer Tim Gagnon unveil Are We There Yet?’s first mission patch. Photo: WMFE / Jenny Babcock
Are We There Yet

Designing A Mission Patch


To celebrate the second year of the podcast “Are We There Yet?” we commissioned designer Tim Gagnon to create a mission patch. What’s the big deal with these things anyways? 
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Dr. Addie Dove and Kennedy Space Center Director Robert Cabana. Photo: WMFE / Jenny Babcock
Space

What’s Ahead For Space Exploration In Florida?


Florida’s Space Coast is roaring back to life. Nearly a decade after the shuttle was retired, we’re on the brink of a new age of space exploration that leverages commercial and academic partnerships to send humans farther into the solar system than ever before.
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