Mark Carreau

Space Contributor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Mark Carreau

in On Space Sep 21, 2014

SpaceX Dragon Cargo Mission Lifts Off for the International Space Station Early Sunday

SpaceX Dragon expected to rendezvous with the International Space Station early Tuesday....More
in On Space Sep 20, 2014

Low Clouds, Rain Force NASA, SpaceX to Scrub Saturday Launch Attempt

Poor weather remains a factor as SpaceX prepared for a second launch attempt early Sunday....More
in On Space Sep 10, 2014

Soyuz TMA-12M Makes Safe Return to Earth with ISS Crew

A pinpoint landing for the Soyuz TMA-12M crew, NASA's Steve Swanson and Russians Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev, after 169 days in Earth orbit....More
in On Space Aug 28, 2014

Undersea Astronaut Crew Will Test Deep Space Communications, Robotics Strategies

"Imagine we land humans on Mars and we have five to 10 robots we can send out to areas of interest for our researchers to look at," said Randy....More
in On Space Aug 10, 2014

NASA Waiting On Batteries Before Resuming ISS Spacewalks

U. S. orchestrated spacewalks, previously set for Aug. 21 and 29, will be rescheduled for later this year....More
in On Space Jul 14, 2014

ESA's Venus Express Completes Aerobraking Test

"Once we have completed the orbit raise, we look forward to procesing and analyzing the scientific data collected onthe atmosphere," says Patrick....More
in On Space Jun 28, 2014

Parachute Failure Mars NASA's LDSD Pacific Flight Test

"This is sort of new territory we were in," said NASA Low Density Supersonic Decelerator engineer Dan Coatta. "Our test goals were to inflate the....More
in On Space Jun 26, 2014

NASA Primed for New Round of Low Density Supersonic Decelerator Launch Attempts

The U. S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility has cleared launch attempts for June 28, 29 and 30, July 1 and 3....More
in On Space Jun 24, 2014

NASA's $2.5 Billion Curiosity Rover Reaches Prime Mission Threshold

"When you are exploring another planet, you expect surprises," notes Jim Erickson, NASA's Curiosity project manager....More
in On Space Jun 16, 2014

Multinational Astronauts Set to Submerge Undersea to Prep for Deep Space

"Life undersea is as close to being in space as possible," notes NASA's Bill Todd, the NEEMO project manager....More

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