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 astronauts launching to the International Space Station from Florida may have to wait until at least next summer for rides to the station, according to a new report by the agency’s Inspector General.
Astronaut & Spacewalker Nicole Stott Talks Gender Equality, Art In Space and Efforts To Inspire The Next Generation Of Explorers
There have been 221 spacewalks at the International Space Station and 37 have included women. But overall, there have only been 15 female spacewalkers. Retired NASA astronaut Nicole Stott is one of them and we chat with her about the historic milestone and what that means for gender equality in the astronaut corps.
SpaceX is set to launch a fleet of mini-satellites Monday from Cape Canaveral on a Falcon 9 rocket. The launch happening on Veterans Day highlights the role veterans play in the growing aerospace industry.
The International Astronautical Congress was last week in Washington D.C. It’s a global assembly of movers and shakers in the space industry — from government agencies to private partners.
Private company Relativity Space is designing and manufacturing 3D printed rockets to launch from Cape Canaveral but one day hopes to see the technology building parts on places like the moon or Mars.
A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico is now officially Tropical Storm Nestor. The heaviest rain will move through Central Florida Saturday afternoon and evening, and storm totals will likely range between 1 and 2 inches in most areas.
Friday marks the first time a space walk has comprised only female astronauts. Women have walked in space before but this walk reflects a real change in the astronaut corps.