Mark Carreau

Space Contributor, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Mark Carreau

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
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

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