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
Canadian Space Agency Funds Spacecraft-Inspection Device 
Ottawa-based Neptic Design Group will develop an external visual inspection system for the six-person International Space Station.
Aerial Spraying Suppresses Hurricane Mosquito Threat 
An aerial spraying campaign has resulted in a dramatic reduction in potentially infectious mosquito bites in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
SpaceX Returns ISS Science Cargo To Earth 
SpaceX recovery teams retrieved the company’s 12th NASA-contracted Dragon resupply mission capsule from Pacific waters early Sept. 17.
Anemia Not Concern For Long-duration Astronauts, Research Suggests 
Contrary to previous concerns, astronauts assigned to long-running missions may not have to worry about anemia, a study shows.
NASA’s Whitson Looks Ahead To Deep-Space Missions 
Veteran NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is hopeful her recent extended mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS) will help medical experts better understand the physical and mental challenges sure to accompany missions spanning months or years to Mars and other deep-space destinations.
U.S. Private Sector Seeks NASA Push To Lunar Surface 
The U.S. private sector is poised to partner with NASA, academia and others to unleash lunar resources capable of expanding the global economic sphere on par with the Industrial Revolution, top executives told a House Space panel.
Trump’s Nominee To Lead NASA Wins Nod From Old, New Space  2
U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, a former Navy pilot, is not without technical know-how, though he chose a career in politics.
Partnership To Guide NASA’s Mission Control Room Restoration 
The federal Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will join with Space Center Houston to administer the $5 million restoration of NASA’s Apollo-era Mission Control room.
NASA Administrator Pick Gets Backing From Old, New Space 
U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, President Trump’s choice for NASA administrator, has garnered swift endorsements from the ranks of new and old space alike.
Lockheed Coupling Orion With Future Exploration Systems 
Lockheed Martin is pursuing a close integration between the Orion crew capsule it is developing for NASA and the proposed lunar-orbiting Deep Space Gateway and follow-on Deep Space Transport.
NASA’s Johnson Space Center Reopens After Harvey 
The gates to NASA’s storm-drenched Johnson Space Center reopened Sept. 5, with space agency managers hopeful that operations will return to normal as soon as possible.
Storm-Battered NASA Johnson To Reopen Sept. 5 
NASA’s Johnson Space Center is preparing to re-open after the U.S. Labor Day holiday.
Storm-Challenged NASA Johnson To Reopen Sept. 5 
NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston remained closed to all but essential personnel Aug. 29, four days after major hurricane-turned-tropical storm Harvey barged ashore on the Texas coast.
NASA Flagship Missions Key To Maintaining U.S. Space Leadership 
NASA’s most ambitious space science projects are an essential part of maintaining U.S. leadership in space exploration, an assessment says.
JSC Still On Skeleton Crew As Harvey Lingers 
NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston remained closed to all but essential personnel Aug. 29, four days after major hurricane-turned-tropical storm Harvey barged ashore on the Texas coast.
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