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.

Northrop ISS Cargo Mission Reset For Nov. 17 Liftoff 
NASA and Northrop Grumman have delayed for a second day the company’s 10th agency contracted resupply mission launch to the International Space Station.
Weather Delays Northrop ISS Resupply Launch 
NASA and Northrop Grumman have delayed until early Nov. 16 the launch of the company’s 10th resupply mission to the ISS because of bad weather.
ISS Cargo Missions To Test Soyuz, Deliver New Science 
A pair of back-to back cargo launches to the International Space station are slated this week.
JAXA Assessing HTV-7 Small Re-entry Capsule Cargo 
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has reported the successful Pacific Ocean recovery of the HTV-7 Small Re-entry Capsule (HSRC).
Apollo Mission Control Restoration Reaches Milestone 
A gathering was held at Ellington Airport near Johnson Space Center Nov. 8 to inspect 10 flight control consoles reconditioned in a $5 million campaign to restore the Mission Control Center.
HTV-7 Departs ISS For Japan’s Small Cargo Re-entry Demo 
A JAXA resupply spacecraft departed the ISS Nov. 7 and prepared to deploy the experimental HTV-7 Small Re-entry Capsule (HSRC).
Rodent Study Points To Cause Of Astronaut Vision Concern 
Recently published findings from a rodent experiment aboard the International Space Station are shedding light on astronaut vision problems.
NASA To Review Russian Soyuz Abort Findings 
Roscosmos is preparing to resume crew launches to the ISS on Dec. 3 following the conclusion of a probe into last month’s Soyuz MS-10 launch abort.
NASA’s Osiris-Rex Brakes For Asteroid Approach 
NASA’s near-Earth asteroid-bound Osiris-Rex spacecraft braked for a third time this month on Oct. 29, slowing an approach to its sample return target, Bennu.
Hubble Overcomes Gyro Issue, Awaits James Webb  5
The Hubble Space Telescope has resumed science operations following more than three weeks of troubleshooting involving its gyroscopes.
NASA Urged To Sync Human Lunar, Mars Plans 
NASA’s planned return to the Moon with astronauts nurture a range of technologies and capabilities needed to establish an Antarctic-like field station on Mars, according to a recent exploration workshop.
NASA Seeks Input On Lunar Gateway Resupply 
NASA is soliciting input from U.S. companies on requirements for commercially re-supplying the human-tended, lunar-orbiting Gateway it plans to begin assembling in 2022.
NASA Audit Urges Wiser Use Of Renovated Facilities 
NASA could make better use of funds invested in the renovation of its historic facilities by ensuring revenues generated from future tenants are directed toward the agency’s mission objectives, according to NASA’s inspector general.
Workshop Narrows Mars 2020 Landing Site Prospects 
NASA’s four-year effort to settle on a scientifically rich but accessible landing site for its Mars 2020 rover moved toward a conclusion this week.
Algorithm Seeks To Advance Space Communications 
A Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)-led cognitive radio experiment using an external ISS testbed offers potential advances in intelligent wireless comms.
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