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
SpaceX is standing down from a launch attempt Saturday of its spacecraft designed to launch humans to the International Space Station. Sustained winds and rough seas at the landing site forced the scrub of critical safety system of the Crew Dragon capsule.
Vice President Mike Pence was in Kissimmee Thursday on a campaign stop called “Latinos for Trump,” courting the critical Latino vote for President Trump’s 2020 reelection bid.
Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the I-4 corridor Thursday, campaigning for President Trump’s second term.
Space travel could cause a leaky gut. A new medical study found that microgravity reduces an important barrier in the stomach which could mean nasty germs could get inside Astronaut’s bodies on deep-space missions.
NASA has completed construction on a major piece of its next moon-bound rocket SLS. It’s one step closer to launching from Kennedy Space Center.
NASA and Boeing are appointing a new task force to investigate what went wrong during a test flight last month of a new spacecraft.
Alcohol has long been a staple of our cultures and civilizations but is there a place for it in space?