Mark Carreau

Space Contributor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Mark Carreau

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
in On Space May 22, 2015

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Descends Toward Asteroid Ceres for Closer Look at Bright Spots

Images gathered May 16 with cameras from an altitude of 4,500 miles have again prompted speculation the spacecraft has spotted ice deposits on the....More
in On Space May 05, 2015

ISS Fluid Dynamics Experiment: Fresh-Brewed Espresso

"Coffee: the finest organic suspension ever devised," according to European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti....More
in On Space Apr 25, 2015

Saturday's Progress 57 Space Station Departure Paves the Way for new Russian Re-supply Mission

Progress 59 is scheduled to lift off from Baikonur on Tuesday at 3:09 a.m., EDT, initiating a four orbit, six hour sprint to the International Space....More
in On Space Apr 21, 2015

Astronaut Scott Kelly Paces Start to ISS Marathon Mission, Chance to Sip Espresso

"We definitely look forward to the espresso machine," astronaut Scott Kelly, NASA's ISS marathoner, told Russia Today. "I know a lot of people are....More
in On Space Apr 15, 2015

Briny Water May Challenge Future Mars Spacecraft Design

"These finding have implications for planetary protection policies for future landed spacecraft," according to the Nature Geoscience report. "Cl-....More
in On Space Mar 27, 2015

U. S., Russian Astronauts Reach International Space Station for One Year Stay

"He will do great," predicted NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore, who returned to Earth after 5 1/2 months on the ISS earlier this month. Wilmore....More
in On Space Mar 25, 2015

Kepler Achievements Recognized by National Air and Space Museum

"We are discovering all kinds of exotic planets, worlds that have oceans of molten rock, worlds that have not one but two stars rising in the East....More

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