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.

Bigelow Calls For Commercial Human Low Earth Orbit Push  7
Bigelow Aerospace plans to stand up the Bigelow Space Operations venture and exercise a cooperative agreement with Casis.
Casis Seeking New Leadership 
The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, which manages the U.S. National Lab elements of the ISS, is searching for a new executive director.
NASA’s 2019 Spending To Follow Changes In Focus 
A second wave of NASA budget details presented Feb. 14 reveals how the space agency envisions the nearly $19.9 billion in federal funding proposed for fiscal year 2019 would be distributed.
Revived NASA Satellite Could Pay Science Dividends 
Could a defunct NASA satellite be revived and contribute to a better understanding of the ties between the Sun and the Earth’s magnetosphere?
Russia’s Latest Progress Fast Track Attempt Stalls 
Russia halted an attempt at a fast-track Progress resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) for a second time early Feb. 11.
WFIRST Is 2019 NASA Budget Casualty 
The Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is a designated casualty in the Trump administration’s proposed 2019 NASA budget.
Russia’s Latest Progress Fast Track Attempt Stalls 
Russia halted an attempt at a fast-track Progress re-supply mission to the International Space Station for a second time early Feb. 11.
Dream Chaser To Start ISS Resupply Missions In Late 2020 
NASA has OK'd Sierra Nevada to proceed with preparations for the launch of its first reusable Dream Chaser resupply mission to the International Space Station.
Sizing Up Artificial Gravity For Deep Space  48
Artificial gravity hovers like an enigma over real-life U.S. ambitions of returning to the Moon before pressing on to Mars and beyond.
Team Envisions Global Optical Communications Network 
Three small U.S. aerospace companies are forging ties to foster a commercial global optical communications network.
Space Station Research Manager Answers Criticism 
Leadership of Casis, which manages the U.S. National Laboratory assets of the ISS, is defending the nonprofit’s potential to nurture a growing LEO economy.
NASA Postpones Jan. 29 Space Station Spacewalk 
A scheduled Jan. 29 spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) originally scheduled by NASA to complete a complex series of upgrades to the station’s crucial robot arm has been postponed.
Telemetry Cut, Incorrect Orbit Injection Mar Ariane 5 Launch 
Arianespace suffered from two mishaps Jan. 25 in its first launch of 2018, when the Ariane 5 rocket lost its telemetry link with the ground and placed both of its payload satellites into the wrong orbit.
Arianespace: Comms Restored with Ariane 5 Payloads  10
Stephane Israel, Arianespace CEO, announced the anomaly at 6:24 p.m. EST, 64 min. after what appeared to be a flawless liftoff with the SES-14 and Al Yah 3 telecommunications satellites.
Spacewalkers Upgrade Space Station’s Robot Arm 
The International Space Station's crucial arm received a much-anticipated upgrade during a Jan. 23 spacewalk by NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Scott Tingle.
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