Mark Carreau

Mark Carreau
Space Contributor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting. He has written on U. S. space policy as well as NASA's human and space science initiatives.
 
Mark was recognized by the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors and Headliners Foundation as well as the Chronicle in 2004 for news coverage of the shuttle Columbia tragedy and its aftermath.
 
He is a graduate of the University of Kansas and holds a Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from Kansas State University.
 
 

Articles
Japanese Cargo Mission Heads For Space Station 
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Ageny's sixth resupply mission to the International Space Station, HTV-6, lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Center on Dec. 9.
Mars One Finances Delay Landing of First Settlers 
Mars One, which proposes to become the first publicly traded venture to colonize the Red Planet, has delayed its proposed human settlement timetable.
Houston Small Business Thrives On NASA’s Orion 
Small, agile and responsive, Houston Precision Fasteners (HPF) is one of an estimated 1,200 small businesses scattered across the U.S. that play limited yet significant roles in the development of NASA’s Space Launch System exploration rocket and its primary future payload, the Orion crew capsule.
National Academies Plots Next Steps In Space Life Search 
Nothing seems to bring NASA’s many science and technical pursuits together like the search for life beyond Earth, agency chief scientist Ellen Stofan says.
NASA Adjusts To Russian Space Station Crew Reduction 
NASA is adjusting astronaut assignments and training for duty aboard the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017.
InFin Shareholders OK Purchase Of Mars One Ventures 
Shareholders of InFin Innovative Finance AG of Switzerland have approved the acquisition of Mars One Ventures.
Russian Progress ISS Resupply Mission Fails 
Russia’s Progress MS-04 resupply mission to the International Space Station experienced a third-stage Soyuz launch vehicle failure 382 sec. after a Dec. 1 liftoff.
Cassini Prepped For Daring Saturn Finale 
After a dozen years in orbit about giant Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft is set to embark on a “ring grazing” session as the lead-in to a mission “Grand Finale.”
Study May Help Narrow Source Of Astronaut Vision Problems 
Results of a study may help to narrow the cause of the blurred vision experienced by many long-duration astronauts.
Orbital’s Cygnus Ends Successful Post-ISS Solo Run 
Orbital ATK’s sixth NASA-contracted Cygnus resupply mission to the International Space Station came to its anticipated end late Nov. 27.
NASA’s Mars Orbiter Points To New Martian Subsurface Ice Deposit  11
Researchers using radar data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have observed a subsurface ice deposit on the Red Planet that rivals the size of Lake Superior, the largest of the U.S. Great Lakes.
Spacecraft Fire Experiment Delivering Results  1
NASA has successfully downlinked images from all nine Saffire-II material samples ignited aboard an unmanned Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo capsule.
Orbital’s Cygnus Departs ISS For Post-cargo Operations 
Orbital ATK’s sixth NASA-contracted Cygnus resupply mission spacecraft departed the International Space Station early Nov. 21 to carry out a set of post-ISS objectives over the next six days.
U.S. Space Vet Touts Human Venus/Mars Flyby  1
Astronomer and former NASA Ames Research Center Director Pete Warden is floating a proposed commercially and internationally backed near-term human flyby of Venus and Mars.
U.S., Russian and European Soyuz Crew Settling In At ISS 
The International Space Station has been restored to six-person operations for the first time since late October.
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