Brendan ByrneSpace Reporter and 'Are We There Yet?' Host
- Twitter: @SpaceBrendan
Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration.
He also helps produce WMFE's 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
Why NASA is joining the inquiry into Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon (UAP), how a tiny mic on Mars is beaming back bigs sounds and a profile of a launch photographer capturing rockets leaving the planet.
Boeing says fueling of its astronaut capsule Starliner has begun, ahead of a planned uncrewed launch next month. The first uncrewed launch of Starliner failed to reach the International Space Station back in 2019, prompting Boeing to refly the mission.
A seat on Blue Origin’s first crewed New Shepard flight went for $28 million at auction. It marks the start of a new chapter of space tourism. So what’s the future of this burgeoning market?
NASA is calling it a triple crown moment for Venus as a third mission was selected to head to one of Earth’s closest planetary neighbors. The announcement of a European Space Agency spacecraft call EnVision launching to Venus makes three missions now heading to the second-closest planet to the sun.
NASA selected two missions to head to Venus by the end of the 2020s. VERITAS and DAVINCI+ will be the first U.S. mission to Venus in decades. So why study Venus?
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said he’s flying into space on a capsule designed and built by his rocket company, Blue Origin.
More than 7,000 pounds of supplies and science experiments are on the way to the International Space Station after launching Thursday afternoon from Kennedy Space Center.