Mark Carreau

Space Correspondent

Houston, TX


Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting. He has written on U. S. space policy as well as NASA's human and space science initiatives.

Mark was recognized by the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors and Headliners Foundation as well as the Chronicle in 2004 for news coverage of the shuttle Columbia tragedy and its aftermath.

He is a graduate of the University of Kansas and holds a Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from Kansas State University.


NASA’s 2024 Budget To Address Mars Sample Return Challenges

By Mark Carreau Mar 23, 2023
The joint NASA/European Space Agency (ESA) Mars Sample Return (MSR) mission will undergo another independent review board assessment later this year.

Artemis Challenges Exceed Apollo’s, NASA Official Says

By Mark Carreau Mar 22, 2023
NASA’s Apollo missions to the Moon a half century ago lacked the challenges that the agency’s Artemis program faces, says NASA official Bhavya Lal.

CAV Seeks Patent For Drone Anti-Icing

By Mark Carreau Mar 21, 2023
UK-based CAV Ice Protection Ltd. has filed for a patent for an anti-icing solution for small uncrewed aircraft systems.
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