Mark Carreau

Space Contributor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Mark Carreau

in On Space Oct 19, 2015

North Pole of Saturn's Moon Enceladus Seen In Fresh Detail

Scientists expected the north polar region of Enceladus to be heavily cratered, based on low-resolution images from the Voyager mission, but the new....More
in On Space Oct 12, 2015

NASA Offers Its Patents To Start-ups

NASA is offering commercial startups initial no fee access to hundreds of its patented technologies as a means of creating greater access to new U. S....More
in On Space Oct 01, 2015

Russian Progress International Space Station Cargo Delivery a Success

"A flawless six hour journey for the Progress 61 vehicle, every step of the way," said Rob Navias, NASA public affairs officer, from the agency's....More
in On Space Sep 17, 2015

The Martian's NASA Landing Successful

"We never forget how serious the physics is," Rex Walheim, who leads the exploration branch of NASA's astronaut office, told his Hollywood guests. "....More
in On Space Sep 11, 2015

Soyuz Landing Returns Russian Record Setter

"That's it guys," Soyuz commander Gennady Padalka told crewmates moments before touchdown. "You can relax now."....More
in On Space Sep 10, 2015

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Reveals Mysterious Bright Spots On Planet Ceres 

New imagery from NASA's Dawn mission spacecraft reveals the ever increasing mystique of the dwarf planet Ceres and its gleaming white spots....More
in On Space Aug 31, 2015

Strange Crater Shape Leads to Enormous Mars Underground Ice Discovery

"Craters should be bowl shaped, but this one had terraces," said Ali Bramson, University of Arizona graduate student researcher....More
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
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

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A Potted History Of Airships 9

From the dawn of aviation, through to the modern day, the airship has undergone sporadic revivals. A pattern emerges that the airship’s sustainability comes down to economics. ...More
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