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
New body camera footage shows the chaos and devastation first responders faced when responding to the Pulse nightclub shooting. After witnessing such an event, how do police cope with the stress, horror and chaos? Plus a visit to the “Bug Closet,” a collection of more than a half-a-million creepy crawlers at UCF. And how one local baker turned her mother’s recipes into a thriving business – one slice of coconut cake at a time.
Boeing announced a new mentor-protégée program with one if its subcontractors working on the next capsule that will send U.S. astronauts to space.
Before we send humans to Mars, we’re exploring the red planet with rovers. NASA reached a critical milestone in the development of the Mars 2020 rover, set to launch in two years.
Florida politicos took the stage at the Republican National Convention this week: Governor Rick Scott made the call to destroy ISIS, while Attorney General Pam Bondi set her sights on slamming Hillary Clinton. Does the duo help Donald Trump take Florida in November?
Earlier this week, residents of central Florida heard a sonic boom out of Cape Canaveral. Along with shaking windows across Central Florida, it’s signaling another boom to the area’s economy.
SpaceX continues to land the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket booster after launch. Now, the private space company is asking for additional landing pads.
40 percent of caregivers taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia will die before their loved one if they don’t take care of themselves. A staggering statistic, but there’s help. Plus, it’s time to start paying attention to the Congressional Primary races. Our political analysts take a look at the 9th, 10th, and 11th districts . And, the zany “Florida Man” is spotted in headlines across the nation — but what makes the sunshine state ripe for strange news stories? “
Exoplanets are planets that exist outside our solar system, and NASA’s Kepler spacecraft is on the hunt to find them.
Supplies and science experiments are on the way to the International Space Station, thanks to SpaceX.
NASA wants to head to Mars. To do that, they’re developing a brand new rocket. But just leaving the Earth’s gravity requires a huge amount of thrust. So the hammer that’s going to launch astronauts to Mars are two Solid Rocket Boosters.