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
NASA Contracts With SGT For Human Mission Operations Support 
NASA has awarded Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc., of Greenbelt, Maryland, a potential $1.12 billion, long-term contract to provide technical, administrative and managerial services at Johnson Space Center.
Effort To Restore Apollo 11 Mission Control Goes Global 
The 48th anniversary of the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 moon landing came and went with relative quiet.
House Panel Digs Into NASA’s Mars, Europa Mission Plans 
Congress is weighing the return on investment from its high-priority but costly Mars 2020 rover and Europa Clipper missions.
Solar Conjunction To Interrupt Mars Spacecraft Commanding  1
Five NASA spacecraft either orbiting Mars or roving its surface will be isolated from terrestrial commanding due to a Red Planet solar conjunction between July 22-Aug. 1.
Upcoming Solar Conjunction Will Block Commands To Mars Spacecraft 
Five NASA spacecraft either orbiting or on Mars will be isolated from terrestrial commanding due to a Red Planet solar conjunction between July 22-Aug. 1.
NASA Astronauts Join Orion Water Egress Testing 
During the tests in Galveston Bay off the coast of Texas, astronauts unstrapped themselves, crawled from their seats, opened a side or top hatch and deployed a lightweight raft intended to provide them with refuge until recovery forces arrive.
Astronauts Test Orion Water Egress 
During the tests in Galveston Bay, NASA astronauts crawled from their seats, opened a side or top hatch and deployed a lightweight raft.
Juno Provides First Closeups Of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot 
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot appears as a swirling mass of cedar red in the first images released by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Southwest Research Institute (SWRI).
Made In Space Debuts 3-D Printing With New Polymer 
Made In Space, the Silicon Valley-based 3-D printing startup, has added a third feed stock to its additive manufacturing activities aboard the International Space Station.
NASA’s Juno Gets Great Red Spot Eyeful 
NASA’s Juno mission spacecraft carried out the closest approach ever to Jupiter’s turbulent Great Red Spot late July 10.
Juno Spacecraft Gets Closeup Of Jupiter's Red Spot  12
NASA’s Juno mission spacecraft carried out the closest approach ever to Jupiter’s turbulent Great Red Spot late July 10.
Mars Experiment Shows Tough Going For Life  17
Combinations of soil-borne chemistry and ultraviolet radiation from the Sun could be significant barriers to Martian organic activity and habitability, researchers’ findings show.
Study: Soil Chemistry, UV Radiation Pose Hurdles To Martian Life 
Combinations could be significant barriers to Martian organic activity and habitability, researchers’ findings show based on reviewing data back to 1970s.
Pence Vows U.S. Boots On Mars 
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on July 6 vowed to place and keep the U.S. at the pinnacle of human space exploration with a return to the Moon and a pledge to “put American boots on the face of Mars.”
NASA Explores Human/Robot Partnership At Mars  7
NASA’s vision of future human deep space explorers working hand in hand with robots has achieved a milestone through the agency’s Space Technology Mission Directorate’s Space Robotics Challenge.
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