Mark Carreau

Space Contributor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Mark Carreau

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
in On Space Nov 23, 2014

U. S. Italian and Russian Astronauts Dock with International Space Station

"I know I have done nothing special to be the first Italian woman to fly to space," said European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti....More
in On Space Nov 14, 2014

Researchers Point to Supermassive Black Hole as Elusive Neutrino Source

"Figuring out where high energy neutrinos come from is one of the biggest problems in astrophysics today," said Yang Bai, University of Wisconsin at....More
in On Space Nov 09, 2014

U. S., European and Russian International Space Station Crew Members Land Safely in Northern Kazakhstan

"It's an honor for me to work with these guys." said ISS commander Maxim Suraev, as Expedition 41 drew to a close late Sunday....More
in On Space Oct 25, 2014

SpaceX's Fourth Dragon Mission Ends with Pacific Ocean Splashdown

"Keep those updates coming," European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst urged NASA's Mission Control as the scheduled 3:39 p.m. Dragon spashdown....More
in On Space Oct 15, 2014

U.S. Spacewalkers Repair ISS Solar Power Channel, Start Reconfigurations

"I can see Cairo," reported spacewalking NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman. "I can't quite make out the pyramids."....More

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