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 Expands Artemis I Flight Test Objectives

By Mark Carreau Nov 29, 2022
Pleased with the progress of the Artemis I mission Orion/Space Launch System at its midpoint, mission managers have decided to add seven new test objectives focused on learning more about the spacecraft’s response to the deep-space thermal environment and propulsion system performance.

SpaceX Cargo Mission Docks To International Space Station

By Mark Carreau Nov 28, 2022
SpaceX’s 26th NASA-contracted Dragon cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station autonomously docked with the seven-person orbital laboratory’s U.S. segment Harmony module at 7:39 a.m. EST on Nov. 27.

Artemis I Orion Completes Lunar Orbit Insertion

By Mark Carreau Nov 26, 2022
NASA’s Artemis I Orion spacecraft successfully executed a second major maneuver using propulsion from the capsule’s European Space Agency-provided service module on Nov. 25.