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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.

Listen by clicking on the episodes below, on the WMFE mobile app, or subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Spotify or RSS Feed.

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Space

Musk, Mars & Battlestar Galactica


Elon Musk wants to go to Mars. The SpaceX founder and multi-planetary visionary outlined his plan to colonize Mars at a talk at the International Astronautical Congress.
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A holographic Buzz Aldrin takes guests to Mars during Destination: Mars at the Kennedy Space Center: Photo: KSC Vistor Complex
Space

We Are V.R.


What’s it like to walk on Mars? I’m sure if you listen to this podcast you’ve at least thought about that question. Thanks to Microsoft’s HoloLens, and the incredible engineers over at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, you can know experience what it’s like to walk on Mars.
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Space

Commander Hadfield, Space Oddity


Commander Chris Hadfield has been to space three times. On the Shuttle twice and served as Commander on the International Space Station. He was the first Canadian astronaut to walk in space and produced a rendition of David Bowie’s Space Oddity from orbit.
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Technicians make final preparations on OSIRIS-REx in a NASA clean room at Kennedy Space Center: Photo: Brendan Byrne
Space

To Bennu & Back


NASA and its academic partners are about to do something they’ve never done before: launch a spacecraft, rendezvous with an asteroid, collect a sample of regolith, or dust, from the surface and return it to Earth.
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An artist’s impression of the planet Proxima b. Photo: ESO
Space

Just A Hop, Skip And A Parsec Away


You’ve probably already heard by now, but scientist just discover an exoplanet that might just be like Earth. Joseph Harrington is a planetary scientist in the Department of Physics at the University of Central Florida and he’s going to try and spot evidence of the planet using telescopes in space.
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