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.

Cassini’s First Ring Dive At Saturn Successful 
The Cassini spacecraft emerged apparently unbattered from its first ring plane crossing at Saturn.
Houston Spaceport Breaks Ground On New Control Tower 
A new, state-of-the-art air traffic control tower for the city of Houston’s Ellington Airport and Spaceport is expected to be operational by the end of next year.
Trump Touts Mars Exploration During Space Station Call 
During a call to NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson aboard the International Space Station April 24, President Trump hinted he might accelerate efforts to reach Mars with astronauts.
Trump Suggests Speeding Mars Missions During Space Station Call  1
The president's remarks came as he congratulated International Space Station commander Peggy Whitson for breaking the record for time spent orbiting Earth.
ISS Crew Grapples Cygnus Cargo Capsule 
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station successfully grappled Orbital ATK’s seventh NASA-contracted Cygnus resupply mission spacecraft early April 22.
Two-Man U.S.-Russian Soyuz Crew Reaches ISS 
Russia’s Soyuz MS-04 crew transport sprinted to the International Space Station early April 20.
Orbital Cargo Mission Lifts Off To ISS 
Orbital ATK’s seventh NASA-contracted International Space Station resupply mission lifted off from Cape Canaveral on April 18.
NASA, Orbital ATK, ULA Poised For ISS Cargo Launch 
ULA, NASA, and Orbital ATK have declared themselves prepared for an April 18 liftoff of Orbital’s seventh NASA-contracted resupply mission to the ISS.
Made In Space Marks One Year Aboard ISS 
Step by step, Silicon Valley-based Made In Space, Inc., is making good on its name, literally forging an off-the-planet manufacturing capability.
Effort Underway To Restore Apollo Mission Control 
In Houston, home to NASA’s Johnson Space Center, a funding drive is underway to restore the aging landmark Apollo Mission Control Center for enhanced public viewing.
U.S., Russian ISS Crewmembers Descend To Earth 
NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko departed the six-person International Space Station early April 10.
Mystery Of Ceres’ Atmosphere May Be Solved 
Scientists may have unraveled an explanation for the thin atmosphere that seems to come and go from Ceres, the largest of the Solar System’s main belt asteroids.
Scientists May Have Solved Mystery Of Ceres’ Atmosphere  13
There may be an explanation for the thin atmosphere that seems to come and go from Ceres, the largest of the Solar System’s main belt asteroids.
NASA’s Whitson To Extend ISS Stay By Three Months 
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is prepared to extend her current stay aboard the International Space Station for another three months.
Orbital ATK ISS Resupply Liftoff Reset For April 18 
Orbital ATK, United Launch Alliance and NASA are targeting April 18 for the launch of Orbital’s seventh NASA-contracted resupply mission to the International Space Station.
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