Mark Carreau

Space Contributor , Aviation Week & Space Technology

Posts by Mark Carreau

Apollo 17's Gene Cernan Remembered

in On Space Jan 18, 2017
The death of Eugene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17 and the last human to stand on the lunar surface, has prompted a global reaction....

North Pole of Saturn's Moon Enceladus Seen In Fresh Detail

in On Space Oct 19, 2015
Scientists expected the north polar region of Enceladus to be heavily cratered, based on low-resolution images from the Voyager mission, but the new......

NASA Offers Its Patents To Start-ups

in On Space Oct 12, 2015
NASA is offering commercial startups initial no fee access to hundreds of its patented technologies as a means of creating greater access to new U. S......

Russian Progress International Space Station Cargo Delivery a Success

in On Space Oct 01, 2015
"A flawless six hour journey for the Progress 61 vehicle, every step of the way," said Rob Navias, NASA public affairs officer, from the agency's......

The Martian's NASA Landing Successful

in On Space Sep 17, 2015
"We never forget how serious the physics is," Rex Walheim, who leads the exploration branch of NASA's astronaut office, told his Hollywood guests. "......

Soyuz Landing Returns Russian Record Setter

in On Space Sep 11, 2015
"That's it guys," Soyuz commander Gennady Padalka told crewmates moments before touchdown. "You can relax now."...

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Reveals Mysterious Bright Spots On Planet Ceres 

in On Space Sep 10, 2015
New imagery from NASA's Dawn mission spacecraft reveals the ever increasing mystique of the dwarf planet Ceres and its gleaming white spots....

Strange Crater Shape Leads to Enormous Mars Underground Ice Discovery

in On Space Aug 31, 2015
"Craters should be bowl shaped, but this one had terraces," said Ali Bramson, University of Arizona graduate student researcher....

U. S. Astronauts Ready To Taste Space Greenhouse Lettuce

in On Space Aug 07, 2015
NASA specialists recently signaled the all clear for nibbling....

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Maneuvers For InSight

in On Space Jul 30, 2015
"This will put us in the right place at the right time," said Dan Johnston, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter project manager....