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
White House Calls For Better Asteroid Impact Planning 
NASA will join the departments of Homeland Security and Energy to enhance a national strategy for detecting and responding to the threat of impacts from NEOs.
European Orbital Debris Evaluation Gets Underway 
The European Union/Surrey Space Center-led RemoveDebris satellite experiment was deployed from the International Space Station early June 20.
Stay the Course, Astronauts Tell Space Council  2
Retired NASA astronauts Eileen Collins, Terry Virts and Scott Parazynski want those who follow them to succeed.
Congress Warms To NASA’s Deep-Space Course 
So far, so good for NASA when it comes to 2019 U.S. congressional appropriations in support of a White House directive to return to the Moon.
Spacewalkers Upgrade ISS Commercial Docking Port 
NASA astronauts have installed two high-def cameras outside the ISS's U.S. segment that will monitor the agency’s Commercial Crew Program spacecraft.
NASA Reaching Out On Lunar Gateway Concept 
NASA’s directorates are striving by September to reach a consensus on preliminary requirements for the human-tended Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway.
NASA Readies ISS Experiments With Human Deep Space Focus  2
Biology and biotechnology experiments soon headed for the International Space Station could have a number of far-reaching implications.
NASA’s New Horizons: Ultima Thule, Here I Come 
New Horizons is in good health and preparing for a flyby of the oddly shaped Kuiper Belt object MU69, also known as Ultima Thule, that is expected to begin in late August.
NASA Extends Juno’s Jupiter Mission 
NASA’s Juno mission at Jupiter has been extended until 2022 to enable scientists to achieve their prime mission goals despite a technical issue that has slowed science gathering.
Aboard The ISS, Thoughts Of Deep Space Not So Far Away 
The men and women assigned to the International Space Station (ISS) are focused increasingly on expanding the future of human exploration well beyond the bounds of their orbiting science lab.
Russia Launches Three To Space Station 
U.S., Russian and European astronauts are en route to an early June 8 docking with the International Space Station.
New NASA Mission Will Probe Cosmic Rays 
NASA’s upcoming Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP) promises a deeper look into the processes by which cosmic rays penetrate the heliosphere to pose a radiation threat to the humans.
Space Station Crew Exchange Underway 
A three-person U.S, Russian and Japanese International Space Station crew descended safely to Earth early June 3, the first step in a five-day exchange of personnel aboard the orbiting science lab.
IG Calls For Better Oversight Of NASA Reimbursable Agreements 
Despite ongoing reforms, NASA has failed to accurately size up the value and performance of hundreds of reimbursable agreements.
Services Planned For First NASA Shuttle Spacewalk Participant 
Retired NASA space shuttle astronaut Don Peterson, who participated in the first spacewalk aboard one of the winged orbiters, has died.
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