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
EFT-1 To Take Close Look At Orion’s Astronaut Environment 

HOUSTON – Humans will be noticeably absent from the NASA/Lockheed Martin Exploration Flight Test-1 Orion capsule as it embarks on its first spaceflight, a two-orbit test mission that will include a searing descent through the Earth’s atmosphere.

But the agency intends to gather data from within the spacecraft critical to the welfare of future astronauts.

U.S. Needs To Define Its Role In Shaping Asia-Pacific, CSIS Says 

HOUSTON – The International Space Station (ISS) returned to six-crew status late Nov. 23 with the arrival of three U.S., European and Russian crewmembers.

They are prepared to kick off external changes that will pave the way for the dockings of future U.S. commercial crew transports and play initial host to a pair of veteran astronauts trained for a yearlong stay.

EFT-1 To Take Close Look At Orion’s Astronaut Environment 
Humans will be noticeably absent from the NASA/Lockheed Martin Exploration Flight Test-1 Orion capsule as it embarks on its first spaceflight, a two-orbit test mission that will include a searing descent through the Earth’s atmosphere. But the agency intends to gather data from within the spacecraft critical to the welfare of future astronauts.
Soyuz TMA-15M Reaches Space Station 
The International Space Station (ISS) returned to six-crew status late Nov. 23 with the arrival of three U.S., European and Russian crewmembers.
NASA Preps For ARM Destination Choices 
Though Congress has yet to embrace NASA’s proposed Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), top agency officials are close to a pair of key milestones that could determine whether the mission would snare an entire small asteroid or a boulder from a larger asteroid to steer into lunar orbit as a future destination for U.S. astronauts.
Antares Failure Tightens ISS Deliveries Indefinitely
Contingency planning and the multi-vehicle approach to supplying the International Space Station will mitigate the effects of the worst accident to hit human spaceflight since the Columbia disaster, but not without some belt-tightening and lesson-learning in the months ahead.
 
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