Brendan ByrneSpace Reporter and 'Intersection' Producer
- Twitter: @SpaceBrendan
Brendan covers the space beat for WMFE, reporting on rocket launches from Florida's Space Coast to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He host's WMFE's space exploration podcast "Are We There Yet?"
He also helps produce WMFE's twice-weekly public affairs show "Intersection," working with host Matthew Peddie to shape the sound of the program.
Brendan is a native Floridian, born and raised in Broward County. He moved to Central Florida in 2005 to attend the University of Central Florida. He began working at WMFE as a college intern where he discovered his love for public radio.
Recent Stories from Brendan Byrne
Some NASA astronauts got a chance to check out their new ride into space. Five Commercial Crew astronauts recently visited Boeing’s facility at the Kennedy Space Center.
A NASA spacecraft is on its way to the sun after launching from Cape Canaveral on a Delta IV Heavy Rocket. It will be the closest object to ever whiz by the sun and stands to become the fastest human made object, clocking in at around 480,000 miles per hour.
Last week, NASA announced Commercial Crew mission assignments. The Commercial Crew program will launch astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil for the first time since 2011. NASA is doing it with private companies SpaceX and Boeing.
NASA engineers spent Wednesday dropping six flight data recorders into the Atlantic Ocean from a helicopter 5,000 feet up. They’re testing a system that will help keep deep space astronauts safe.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine wants to see the U.S. as a leader in rocket launches. His remarks followed a two day tour of the Kennedy Space Center.
There are 13 proposed constitutional amendments on the November ballot. Among them is Amendment 1 that would provide a homestead exemption on the portion of home values. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says while that might look good on the ballot to some homeowners, it could have a negative effect on cities and counties that rely on that tax revenue.
Ten years after a housing collapse during the Great Recession, home values have rebounded but there are too few homes on the market. Buyers face intense competition, and that means higher prices.
In a tweet, the president defended Donald Trump Jr.’s 2016 meeting with a Kremlin-aligned lawyer as “totally legal,” though he added that he didn’t know about it at the time.
For fans who have dreamed about the return of Jean-Luc Picard to Star Trek, actor Patrick Stewart might as well borrow his character’s classic catchphrase and say, “Make it so.”
A spacecraft is about to launch on a mission to the sun, coming closer than any other spacecraft has ever come before and zooming through the solar system with mind-boggling speed.