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
We’re looking at voter rolls in the Sunshine state. A national organization called ERIC is helping a network of states to clean up their voter rolls and wants Florida to join since so many people move here from somewhere else. Local and state elections officials say a lot of work is done on the ground level to keep the rolls as clean as possible.We examine voter fraud in Florida and what’s being done to make sure it’s not happening here.
Starting next month, the agency will fly a NASA Armstrong F-18 two to three times a day along the coast near Kennedy Space Center at Mach 1, producing a sonic boom.
NASA has asked Lockheed Martin to build a moon-bound space station prototype out of old shuttle parts.
A giant sinkhole in Pasco County swallowed two homes and a boat, and is now more than 230 feet across and 50 feet deep. County officials are trying to figure out what to do with the sinkhole once it’s cleaned up. Sinkholes: Why do they happen, how do you recover from them and what do they cost.
When the shuttle program ended more than five years ago, the future of spaceflight from Florida was uncertain. But now, NASA has an ambitious goal to send humans to places like the moon and Mars. How is Kennedy Space Center making the transition?
A piece of history from the first manned mission to the moon is up for auction at Sotheby’s in New York after a legal tug of war between NASA and a private collector.
https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/071817_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSEatonville is one of the oldest black towns in the US. Back in the 1980s there were plans to widen a road through the town. Those plans were shelved after residents led an effort to show how the road would destroy the historic character of Eatonville. But Eatonville is still under threat. N.Y. Nathiri of Preserve Eatonville Community and landscape architect Everett Fly explore why Eatonville survived where other black towns have …
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will join the NCAA, helping recruiting efforts at the Daytona Beach campus
Orlando International is one of four Florida airports receiving nearly $20 million in grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Moon Express plans to send a lander about the size of Star Wars’ R2-D2 droid to the lunar surface later this year.