Mark Carreau

Space Contributor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Mark Carreau

in On Space Aug 07, 2015

U. S. Astronauts Ready To Taste Space Greenhouse Lettuce

NASA specialists recently signaled the all clear for nibbling....More
in On Space Jul 30, 2015

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Maneuvers For InSight

"This will put us in the right place at the right time," said Dan Johnston, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter project manager....More
in On Space Jul 22, 2015

ISS Resumes Six Person Operations With Soyuz Crew Arrival

"The vehicle is now safely docked to the International Space Station," said Kyle Herring, NASA public affairs officer, positioned in the agency's....More
in On Space Jul 21, 2015

Here's Looking at You....

"The high quality of the EPIC imagery exeeded all of our expectations in resolution," said Adam Szabo, NASA's DSCOVR project scientist....More
in On Space Jul 09, 2015

Dawn Prolongs 2nd Reconnaissance Orbit at Ceres After Orientation Issue

Dawn responded as designed by stopping all activities (including thrusting), reconfiguring its systems to safe mode and transmitting a radio signal....More
in On Space Jul 05, 2015

Russia's International Space Station Resupply Chain Restored with Progress Docking

"...feels like Chrismas in July," say space station cosmonauts. "The presents are here."....More
in On Space Jul 03, 2015

Russian Progress Resupply Mission Lifts Off Successfully To International Space Station

"Everything went by the book," noted Rob Navias, a NASA public affairs officer who monitored Friday's Progress 60 launching from the agency's Mission....More
in On Space Jun 25, 2015

Starving Milky Way Black Hole Gorges on Companion Star

"It's definitely a 'once in a professional lifetime' opportunity," says Erik Kuulkers, the European Space Agency's Integral project scientist....More
in On Space Jun 18, 2015

Ordinary Goes to Space

Retired NASA astronaut Clay Anderson's autobiography takes a hard look at the often stressful lives and personal struggles of America's shuttle and....More
in On Space Jun 08, 2015

Earth: Mars Can't Hear You (Just Temporarily)

NASA has ceased routine communications with five spacecraft orbiting and roving the surface of Mars through June 21, a period known as solar....More
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Aug 27, 2015
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Aviation Week Lifts Veil On Boeing B-52 Bomber (1952) 12

In 1952, Aviation Week provided the first details on the new Boeing B-52 bomber....More
Aug 14, 2015
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Bonanza Travel Pays 3

The legendary Beechcraft Bonanza has an impressive production record, so perhaps the marketers back in 1949 were onto something when they coined the phrase "Bonanza travel pays."...More
Aug 14, 2015
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Venerable Boeing 727 Prototype To Fly Again 28

The most famous 727, the prototype aircraft which would join United as N7001U, was delivered to the airline in October 1964 having served its time as a Boeing test aircraft....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Aviation Week And The Bomb

Aviation News did not predict how nuclear weapons would change the world. But neither did anyone else....More
Aug 13, 2015
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Collins Radar Takes The Ups And Downs Out Of Flying

Turbulence? Rockwell Collins had a solution for those bumpy rides in the early 80s with its WXR-700 Doppler Weather Radar....More
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