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
NASA could miss a 2024 deadline set by the White House to land humans on the moon. Funding is at the heart of the delay.
India’s attempt to land a rover on the moon appears to have ended in failure. The Indian space agency lost contact with the lander during a touchdown attempt earlier this month. It follows the landing failure of another mission — SpaceIL’s attempt to land the Beresheet spacecraft on the moon earlier this year. So what makes these lunar missions so hard?
Scientists have discovered a planet outside our solar system that contains signs of water — a key resource needed to support life.
The developing tropical storm near the Bahamas is likely to only be a coastal event late this weekend.
A strong tropical wave over the southeast Bahamas is on track to become a tropical depression by Friday, and potentially Tropical Storm Humberto over the weekend.
The state’s aerospace business agency wants to award $100,000 to an early-stage company doing business in the sunshine state.
A long-delayed NASA mission to study the ionosphere has a new launch date.
Last week, the Space Command came online. It’s what’s known as a combatant command group within the U.S. military and serves as a way to streamline the nation’s space military assets. We speak with Republican Congressman Mike Waltz about the Command and the future of warfare in space.
Congressman Mike Waltz: Florida “Dodged A Bullet” With Dorian, Assistance Coming For Storm-Ravaged Bahamian Islands
Some lawmakers are calling on the U.S. to provide aid to the Bahamian islands that were ravaged by Hurricane Dorian. St. Augustine Republican Congressman Mike Waltz tells 90.7’s Brendan Byrne that Floridians were lucky to avoid a direct hit from Dorian.
Despite winds nearing 100 mph, Kennedy Space Center was spared major damage as Hurricane Dorian moved up the coast.