Brendan ByrneSpace Reporter and 'Intersection' Producer
- Twitter: @SpaceBrendan
Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts "Are We There Yet?", WMFE's space exploration podcast
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
The White House statements are a departure from comments Trump made earlier this week. Trump also approved Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s decision not to attend the kingdom’s financial summit.
An Atlas V rocket launched a high-tech communication satellite Wednesday for the military from Cape Canaveral.
A NASA astronaut who had to make an emergency landing last week said he’s confident Russia can fix the problem that caused the launch failure. The incident highlights NASA’s need for more options to get astronauts into orbit.
Defense contractors Harris Corp. and L3 Technologies are combining to form one of the world’s largest defense companies.
An orbiting telescope that went offline last week is back up, according to NASA, but the Hubble telescope remains shut down.
The Chandra X-Ray Observatory has entered safe mode and halted science observations, shortly after the Hubble Space Telescope shut down.
Tory Bruno is CEO of United Launch Alliance, the rocket giant responsible for more than a dozen missions to Mars.
An American Astronaut and Russian Cosmonaut are safe after an emergency landing during a launch to the International Space Station. The anomaly could have an impact on the long-term health of the space station.
NASA’s new deep-space rocket, the Space Launch System, is over-budget and behind schedule according to a new government report looking at the agency’s contract with Boeing.
United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno said its facility at Cape Canaveral is making final preparations to launch humans into space. The rocket company is also prepping for a new vehicle set to launch in 2020 – the Vulcan.