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Brendan Byrne

Brendan Byrne

Space Reporter and 'Intersection' Producer

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

Senator Rubio Could Block Trump’s NASA Nominee

Republican Senator Marco Rubio could stop President Trump’s nominee to lead NASA.  Rubio told the News Press last week he’s concerned the pick, Oklahoma Republican Congressman Jim Bridenstine, will make the post too political. Democratic Senator Bill Nelson shared those same concerns at Bridenstine’s committee hearing earlier this month. The nominee made it out of committee along party lines. Bridenstine now heads to the full Senate, where Rubio’s vote could swing the confirmation. If the vote follows party lines, much like the committee hearing, Bridentine will need just about all 52 Republicans to vote yes. Rubio told the News Press that NASA is very important to Florida and is not convinced Bridenstine can lead NASA’s workforce in a …

Intersection: GOP’s Tax Plan, Pachakucha & The Handpan

President Trump says his tax overhaul is going to help the middle class. But just how much is in the plan for you? Are you happy about the idea of a bit more money in your wallet after tax day? Does the notion of a simplified tax return seem like a winner?

Artist’s concept of SLS/Orion on the launch pad. Photo: NASA

NASA’s Next Rocket Faces Another Delay

The first mission for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket and Orion capsule was originally scheduled for 2018, but it will now slip to June 2020.