WorldCat Identities

Cole, Michael D.

Overview
Works: 40 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 14,241 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TL789.8.U6, 629.454
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael D Cole
Apollo 13 : space emergency by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On April 13, 1970, the Apollo 13 spaceflight became a terrifying journey, but through teamwork a tragedy was avoided
Apollo 11 : first moon landing by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the historic spaceflight of Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, when Armstrong became the first human being to walk on the moon
Challenger : America's space tragedy by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the worst disaster in the twenty-five-year history of United States space exploration
Columbia : first flight of the space shuttle by Michael D Cole( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the first exciting flight of the space shuttle Columbia in August of 1981
John Glenn, astronaut and senator by Michael D Cole( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life of Ohio senator John Glenn, from his childhood in small-town Ohio, through his days as an astronaut, to his present political career
Walt Disney : creator of Mickey Mouse by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the life of the master of animation and founder of Disneyland including both personal and professional endeavors
Friendship 7 : first American in orbit by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Flames and smoke shot from the rocket engines as astronaut John Glenn blasted off aboard 'Friendship 7' on February 20, 1962. Glenn's historic mission brought him fame as the first American in orbit, but not without some unexpected danger. Problems arose which forced Glenn to fly the spacecraft manually, utilizing all his courage and skill to bring 'Friendship 7' home safely. Based on NASA reports and interviews with John Glenn himself, [the] author ... captures the excitement and danger of the flight of 'Friendship 7. This sucessful mission made Glenn an American hero, and paved the way for future space exploration."
Astronauts : training for space by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the qualities needed to be part of the space program and various aspects of the training that astronaut candidates receive to prepare them for their first flight
Vostok 1 : first human in space by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the first manned space flight, by cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin
NASA space vehicles : capsules, shuttles, and space stations by Michael D Cole( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes American space vehicles and their uses, including various space probes, the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo capsules, Skylab, the space shuttles, and the International Space Station
Living on Mars : mission to the red planet by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the landing of Sojourner on Mars, summarizes the history of information gathering missions, and speculates about future plans for explorations of the Red Planet
The siege at Waco : deadly inferno by Michael D Cole( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the incident in Waco, Texas, in 1993 involving David Koresh and the religious group known as the Branch Davidians
Space emergency : astronauts in danger by Michael D Cole( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes emergencies that occurred during several space missions, including Apollo 13, Friendship 7, Gemini 8, and Mir
Galileo spacecraft : mission to Jupiter by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the travel of the Galileo spacecraft from its launch to its orbit around Jupiter, explaining the goals and accomplishments of the mission
Bill Clinton : United States president by Michael D Cole( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers Bill Clinton's personal and political life, beginning with his childhood in Arkansas, and concluding with his term as President
Moon base : first colony in space by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, explains the need for establishing a moon base, and speculates about future situations in which the base would be used
The Moon : earth's companion in space by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the origins of the Moon, its various unique features, surface and phases, as well as U.S. manned and unmanned lunar exploratory missions
Venus : the second planet by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the composition of Venus from its core to its atmosphere and explains how Venus is incapable of supporting life even though it appears to be similar to Earth
TWA flight 800 : explosion in midair by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the explosion that caused TWA Flight 800 to break apart in midair, killing 230 people on July 17, 1996, and examines some possible causes for the disaster
John F. Kennedy : president of the New Frontier by Michael D Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the personal and public life of the man who came from a family of wealth and privilege, entered politics, and was elected president at age forty-three
 
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Apollo 13 : space emergency
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English (26)

Covers
Apollo 11 : first moon landingChallenger : America's space tragedyColumbia : first flight of the space shuttleJohn Glenn, astronaut and senatorWalt Disney : creator of Mickey MouseFriendship 7 : first American in orbitAstronauts : training for spaceVostok 1 : first human in space