Mark Carreau

Space Contributor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Mark Carreau

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
in On Space Mar 19, 2015

NASA's MAVEN Spacecraft Spots Martian Aurora, Unexplained Dust Cloud

"What's especially surprising about the aurora we saw is how deep in the atmosphere it occurs," said Arnaud Stiepen, a University of Colorado....More
in On Space Mar 13, 2015

Rocking Aurora Point to Large Ocean on Jupiter's moon Ganymede

"A deep ocean under the icy crust of Ganymede opens up further exciting possibilities for life beyond Earth," said John Grunsfeld, associate....More
in On Space Mar 01, 2015

U.S. Spacewalkers Complete Space Station Docking Port Antenna Installations, Cable Extensions

"That was an amazing effort," said NASA spacewalker Terry Virts....More
in On Space Feb 21, 2015

Saturday Spacewalk Kicks Off Addition of Commercial Crew Docking Ports to ISS

"I worked up a lather on that one," quipped NASA spacewalker Barry "Butch" Wilmore. "You guys have done just a superb job," noted Mission Control....More
in On Space Feb 17, 2015

Plumes Spotted in Martian Atmosphere Baffle Experts

"...both explanations defy our current understanding of Mars' upper atmosphere," says European led study team....More
in On Space Feb 17, 2015

Russian Progress Re-supply Capsule Races Toward Space Station Docking

Russia's Progress 58, or M-26M, is carrying 3.1 tons of propellant, water, compressed oxygen, spare parts, research gear and other dry goods....More
in On Space Feb 10, 2015

Dragon Capsule Returns From Fifth Contracted Space Station Resupply Mission

The Dragon capsule splashed down under parachute, SpaceX confirmed at 7:45 p.m., EST....More
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

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