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Are We There Yet? Podcast

There’s a lot going on up there. Join space reporter Brendan Byrne each week as he explores space exploration. From efforts to launch humans into deep space, to the probes exploring our solar system, Are We There Yet? brings you the latest in news from the space beat. Listen to interviews with astronauts, engineers and visionaries as humanity takes its next giant leap exploring our universe.

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SpaceX’s Crew-3 astronauts. (L to R) NASA’s Raja Chari, Thomas Marshburn, Kayla Barron and ESA’s Matthias Mauer. Photo: NASA

NASA’s next space station astronaut & Lucy’s mission to the Trojan asteroids

https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/awty/AWTYep294_Barron_Lucy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSA crew of four is set to launch to the International Space Station at the end of the month, starting a six month mission on the orbiting lab. The three NASA astronauts and one European Space Agency astronaut are flying on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule, launching from Kennedy Space Center on a Falcon 9 rocket. One of those astronauts is Kayla Barron and she tells us the first rocket launch she’ll ever see in person will be the one she’s sitting on top of. We’ll speak with Barron about her rookie …
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The crew of Inspiration4 signs the soot in the Falcon 9 rocket booster that will launch them into space. Photo: Inspiration4 / John Kraus

Countdown To Inspiration4

We’re just a day away from the launch window opening of SpaceX’s Inspiration-4 mission. It’s the first all-civilian space mission to orbit, taking four people on a three-day trip to space and back. It’s also unlike any launch from the U.S. People are leaving the planet, and they’re not NASA astronauts.
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Inspiration 4 crew checks out their SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center. Photo: Inspiration 4

Civilian Space Science & Surviving Black Holes

An all-civilian space mission is set to take flight in about two weeks. the crew of four will fly in SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule mission on a three day trip to low-Earth orbit and back. But it’s not all about fun and games for this private mission. The crew will be performing crucial science experiments that will help get humans to farther places in our solar system like the moon and Mars and survive longer in the harsh environment of space.
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