Mark Carreau

Space Contributor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Mark Carreau

in On Space Feb 05, 2015

ESA's Planck Mission Buys Time: Star Formation Began Later Than We Thought

"While these 100 million years may seem negligible...," Italian astronomer Marco Bersanelli....More
in On Space Jan 21, 2015

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Finds Icy Ceres Cratered

"We know so much about the solar system and yet so little about dwarf planet Ceres," said Marc Rayman, Dawn's mission manager. "Now, Dawn is ready to....More
in On Space Jan 12, 2015

Space Station Astronauts Capture SpaceX Dragon Resupply Capsule

"We are pretty thrilled up here," ISS Commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore informed NASA's Mission Control Center....More
in On Space Jan 06, 2015

Chandra X-ray Observatory Captures Mega Milky Way Black Hole Outburst

"...Nature often surprises us, and we saw soemthing else that was really exciting," said lead researcher Daryl Haggard, of Amherst College....More
in On Space Dec 11, 2014

Rosetta Points to OSIRIS-REx, Hayabusa 2 to Solve Earth's Water Mystery

"We knew that Rosetta's in situ analysis of the comet was always going to throw up surprises...," said Matt Taylor, ESA's Rosetta project scientist....More
in On Space Dec 05, 2014

Orion Returns to Earth with a Triumphant Pacific Splash Down

"Every system on the spacecraft functioned by the book -- from start to finish," NASA's Rob Navias reported from Mission Control....More
in On Space Dec 05, 2014

The Rise of Orion

"It was just magnificent, a dawn launch," said NASA astronaut Rex Walheim, who flew aboard NASA's final space shuttle mission, STS-135, in July 2011....More
in On Space Dec 05, 2014

Exploration Flight Test-1: Orion's "Trial by Fire" is Underway

"Very exciting," said Mark Geyer, NASA's Orion project manager. "The launch itself was just a blast. We're looking forward for the rest of the day."....More
in On Space Dec 04, 2014

Launch Teams Hustle To Place Orion In Orbit Early Friday After Scrub

"We'll go make sure we have a happy rocket," vowed United Launch Alliance COO Dan Collins. "As soon as we do that, we will get back to the pad and....More
in On Space Dec 04, 2014

Delta IV issues, Winds Scrub Orion's Exploration Flight Test-1 Debut

NASA, Lockheed Martin look to a second launch attempt on Friday at 7:05 a.m., EST....More

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