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
Presidential hopeful Joe Biden is in Orlando as part of a multi-city tour of the sunshine state. Orlando attorney and political fundraiser John Morgan is hosting a fundraiser for the former Vice President and now-candidate for the Democratic nomination for President.
Florida will begin planning three new major toll highways through mostly rural areas under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday over the objections of environmentalists who have otherwise praised him since taking office.
After A Learning Disability Nearly Grounded A Moon Walker, His Widow Works To Inspire Next Generation Of Explorers
Pete Conrad was the third person to walk on the moon — but it wasn’t easy getting there. Conrad grew up with a learning disability: dyslexia. But for a high school principal who saw his potential, he might not have become an astronaut.
SpaceX will have to wait another day before attempting to launch 60 satellites on a single rocket from Cape Canaveral.
Florida leaders are continuing the push for a Space Command headquarters in Florida — despite the Air Force officially ruling out the state.
SpaceX Launching 60 Satellites On One Rocket, Beginning Effort To Blanket Globe With High-Speed Internet Access
SpaceX is set to launch 60 satellites Wednesday on a single Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral. It’s the first launch in an effort to blanket the globe with broadband internet access.
The Trump administration is seeking an additional $1.6 billion to fund a human mission to the moon. NASA is requesting the increase in next year’s budget.
As opportunities grow, space philosopher Frank White says it’s time to starting thinking about issues arising out of the human expansion into our solar system.
SpaceX is facing a new setback in its plan to launch astronauts to the International Space Station. This time it involves a parachute.
Two University of Central Florida experiments made it into space in the past week thanks to private companies SpaceX and Blue Origin. The companies are making it possible to send more science into orbit than ever before.