Brendan ByrneIntersection Producer and Space Reporter
- 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
SpaceX announced plans to send a Dragon capsule to Mars as earlier as 2018. The Planetary Society’s Casey Dreier thinks NASA can take notes.
Gun violence, soccer’s takeover and the Indian River Lagoon — all the week’s headlines on the Friday News Round Table.
SpaceX was awarded an $82 million contract to launch an Air Force GPS satellite. The deal ends the almost decade-long military-launch monopoly held by United Launch Alliance.
Every space exploration mission begins with a countdown. The clock hits zero, the rocket launches and heads to space. But What if we could get rid of rockets all together?
The NFL’s Pro Bowl might be making a stop in Orlando.
OneWeb Satellites announced plans for a manufacturing plant just south of Kennedy Space Center at Exploration Park, and with it comes nearly 250 high-tech jobs.
What happens when there’s an emergency on a spacecraft 75 million miles away? Operators of the Kepler deep space telescope ran into that problem recently when a scheduled check-in proved to be a bit more difficult than expected.
A new partnership between two private space companies hopes to create “timeshares” in space.
When tourists spend a night in Orlando, they pay a tax. It’s a six percent which goes to a fund that helps pay for things like convention centers, sports stadiums and arenas, auditoriums and museums and the marketing of Orlando. It’s a lot of money. And in the next seven years, Orange County is expecting a surplus of the tourism development tax — but how will it be spent?
It was a rough and possibly tumbling weekend for NASA’s Kepler spacecraft, a deep space probe aimed at searching for new planets.