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.

Commercial Space Player Wants Clarity On NASA’s Role 
An emerging U.S. commercial space sector stands to benefit if the Trump administration can decide sooner rather than later whether NASA is to continue with efforts to transition its human spaceflight pursuits from low Earth orbit to deep space.
BlackSky To Monitor Global Conflict, Economic Indicators 
Seattle-based Spaceflight Industries intends to complete the expansion of its recently introduced BlackSky global intelligence platform by the end of the decade.
Ohio Pays Tribute To Native Son John Glenn 
John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, U.S. Marine Corps aviator and Washington lawmaker, drew praise for his life’s accomplishments during a weekend memorial service at Ohio State University.
NASA’s Dawn Finds Ceres Covered By Subsurface Ice 
New findings by NASA’s long-running Dawn mission suggest that ice lies just a meter or so below the cratered surface of the large main belt asteroid Ceres.
NASA Maintains Top Employer Status 
NASA leads the rankings among the largest U.S. federal agencies as the best place to work in 2016, the fifth year in a row it has earned the top distinction.
Juno Returning Data From Close Pass Of Jupiter 
NASA’s Juno mission spacecraft soared close to Jupiter for a third time Dec. 11 with all but one of eight science instruments and cameras gathering data on features hidden below the planet’s colorful cloud tops.
Japan’s Sixth Cargo Mission Reaches Space Station 
Astronauts teamed with NASA’s Mission Control to grapple and berth the sixth Japanese-launched resupply mission capsule with its 4 1/2-ton cargo to the six-person International Space Station early Dec. 13.
NASA Seeks New Frontiers Mission Proposals 
NASA’s New Frontiers planetary science program has settled on six possible mission themes as it seeks principal investigator-led mission proposals.
Mars One Secures Hong Kong Investor 
Mars One, the first publicly traded venture to propose the colonization of another planet, has its first major investor, the Hong Kong-based investment firm World Stock & Bond Trade Limited.
Japanese Cargo Mission Heads For Space Station 
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Ageny's sixth resupply mission to the International Space Station, HTV-6, lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Center on Dec. 9.
Mars One Finances Delay Landing of First Settlers 
Mars One, which proposes to become the first publicly traded venture to colonize the Red Planet, has delayed its proposed human settlement timetable.
Houston Small Business Thrives On NASA’s Orion 
Small, agile and responsive, Houston Precision Fasteners (HPF) is one of an estimated 1,200 small businesses scattered across the U.S. that play limited yet significant roles in the development of NASA’s Space Launch System exploration rocket and its primary future payload, the Orion crew capsule.
National Academies Plots Next Steps In Space Life Search 
Nothing seems to bring NASA’s many science and technical pursuits together like the search for life beyond Earth, agency chief scientist Ellen Stofan says.
NASA Adjusts To Russian Space Station Crew Reduction 
NASA is adjusting astronaut assignments and training for duty aboard the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017.
InFin Shareholders OK Purchase Of Mars One Ventures 
Shareholders of InFin Innovative Finance AG of Switzerland have approved the acquisition of Mars One Ventures.
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