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.


Report Notes Record Investment Spurred By Space Station Research

By Mark Carreau Jan 26, 2023
Space startups raised a record-setting $550 million in private and public capital and grant funding during the first quarter of fiscal 2022.
NASA, DARPA To Pursue 2027 Space Nuclear Propulsion Demo
The technology is intended to reduce the transit time for human expeditions and science missions to Mars and other deep space destinations.
[email protected] Tue, 01/24/2023 - 21:11
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NASA’s Johnson Space Center To Archive Mars Samples
Once returned to Earth in 2033, the samples will join those gathered by the Apollo astronauts at the Moon and those from other destinations.
guy.ferneyhoug… Tue, 01/24/2023 - 15:58
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