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The Year In Space With Brendan Byrne

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SpaceX CRS-19 mission launched supplies to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral. Photo: Elizabeth Gondar, WMFE

From the creation of the newest branch of the military, Space Force, to pushing the limits of scientific discovery in deep space, it’s been a busy year for space news. 

90.7 space reporter Brendan Byrne opens his notebook for a look back at the year that was, and a glimpse of what’s to come in 2020, as commercial companies get closer to launching astronauts into orbit once more from US soil. 

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby ... Read Full Bio »