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.

NASA’s Osiris-Rex Quickly Unveiling Bennu’s Mysteries 
A week after NASA’s Osiris-Rex asteroid sample return mission spacecraft arrived at the asteroid Bennu, scientists see early signs of a carbon- and water-rich object.
SpaceX Cargo Mission Reaches ISS After Comms Glitch 
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) overcame an unexpected satellite communications interruption early Dec. 8 to proceed with the berthing of SpaceX’s 16th NASA-contracted Dragon resupply capsule.
NASA Sample Return Probe Reaches Asteroid Bennu 
Osiris-Rex, NASA’s first-ever attempt at an asteroid sample return, reached the 1,640-ft.-wide near Earth object known as Bennu as scheduled on Dec. 3.
New ISS Crew Launches Successfully 
Russia’s Soyuz, the world’s only means of transporting human crews to and from the ISS, launched with a three-person crew early Dec. 3.
Israeli Rocket Debuting Green In-Space Propulsion 
New Rocket, Ltd. of Israel anticipates the flight readiness of a new green, in-space propulsion system by the end of the first quarter of 2019.
Mars Insight Cubesat Companions Inspire  1
In addition to landing successfully, NASA’s Mars Insight mission scored another triumph with the companion MarCO 6U cubesat duo.
Next Soyuz Crew Strives To Manage Risk 
The topic of human spaceflight risk arose during a Q-&-A session with the crew of a Soyuz MS-11 slated to launch to the ISS on Dec. 3.
ISS Marks Two November Milestones 
The International Space Station (ISS) marked two significant milestones in November.
Draper Develops Spacesuit Spin Countermeasure 
Draper engineers have developed a countermeasure suited for those garbed in pressurized ascent and entry or jumpsuits who find themselves in high-altitude peril.
NASA Picks Dry Lake For Mars 2020 Rover Landing 
NASA has selected Jezero Crater, an ancient dry lake with diverse landscapes, from among 64 candidates on the red planet as the landing site for its Mars 2020 rover.
U.S., Russian Cargo Missions Arrive At Space Station 
The International Space Station’s (ISS) small crew successfully finished greeting back-to-back U.S. and Russian cargo missions early Nov. 19.
Progress Launch Buoys Soyuz ISS Crew Plans 
Russia’s Progress MS-10 cargo capsule is on course for a Nov. 18 docking with the International Space Station.
NASA Missions Face Growing Systemic Challenges 
NASA’s looming top management and performance challenges are hardly unfamiliar, according to an annual assessment provided by the agency’s inspector general.
Northrop ISS Cargo Mission Reset For Nov. 17 Liftoff 
NASA and Northrop Grumman have delayed for a second day the company’s 10th agency contracted resupply mission launch to the International Space Station.
Weather Delays Northrop ISS Resupply Launch 
NASA and Northrop Grumman have delayed until early Nov. 16 the launch of the company’s 10th resupply mission to the ISS because of bad weather.
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