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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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Rendering of the CYGNSS satellite in orbit. Photo: NASA/JPL
Are We There Yet

Have You Ever Seen (Through) The Rain?


A fleet of 8 toaster-oven sized satellites are heading to orbit with the task of seeing through rain. NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System will measure wind speeds in the tropics to better understand cyclones and hurricanes. And it does this in a pretty interesting way: using left-over GPS signals beamed down to earth.
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The Troubles With Spacecraft


Some troubling times for spacecrafts around our solar systems over the past view weeks. Juno, the Jupiter orbiter, entered safe mode after engine troubles. And the ExoMars lander crashed hard onto the martian surface.
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Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko drives a simulated Mars rover at Star City. Photo: National Geographic/Phillip Toledano
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National Geographic Explores Mars Mission


If you picked up this month’s copy of National Geographic, you’ll see a composite photo of Mars, taken by India’s Mars Orbiter Mission Probe. It’s a sneak peak at what’s to come this month from National Geographic: an in-depth look at colonizing the red planet.
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Senior Scientist John Mathis and James Webb Space Telescope. Photo: NASA/JPL
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James Webb Is Seein’ Red


We’re about to see things in the universe never before seen. The James Webb Space Telescope is huge and it’s going to give us a peek at things from a perspective we haven’t seen before.
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