Brendan ByrneSpace Reporter and 'Intersection' Producer
- Twitter: @SpaceBrendan
As Producer for Intersection, Brendan Byrne is responsible for the production of WMFE’s weekly news and in-depth conversation show.
When not working on Intersection, he covers news from the Space Coast.
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
NASA receives $19.1 billion under the President’s recommended budget, down almost half a billion dollars from last year.
Space station astronauts are conducting an emergency spacewalk Tuesday morning to replace a failed piece of hardware outside the station.
UCF’s Addie Dove received the award for her research in early planetary formation.
On the shore of Lake Eola in Orlando there’s a statue of Johnny Reb. It commemorates the soldiers who fought on the confederate side during the civil war. Now, like other civil war monuments around the south, there are plans to move it. But not everyone agrees, like protesters who showed up at City Hall on Monday. Is the statue, as mayor Buddy Dyer says, a monument to the soldiers who died, a relic of history, or is it a symbol of white supremacy?
Shuttle astronauts Michael Foale and Ellen Ochoa will join the 93 astronauts already in the Hall of Fame.
Nicole Stott calls herself the Artistic Astronaut — and for good reason. She’s the first person to paint in space.
SpaceX successfully sent a communications satellite into orbit Monday from the Kennedy Space Center. It’s the private company’s sixth successful flight this year.
The satellite will join three more just like it in space finishing a $1.6 billion investment into a high-speed broadband constellation.
When NASA’s Space Launch System blasts off from the Kennedy Space Center for the first time, the capsule will be empty. Acting Director Robert Lightfoot announced the decision after a review of the first launch of the massive rocket.
NASA astronaut’s conducted the 200th space walk in support of the International Space Station.