18 Results
18 Results
Hubble Space Telescope : exploring the Universe —Cole, Michael D.

Details the initiation of the Hubble Space Telescope in April 1990 and the repair and servicing missions which followed; explains the telescope's role in answering questions about the universe.

Astronauts : training for space —Cole, Michael D.

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.

Pluto : the ninth planet —Cole, Michael D.

Explores the planet Pluto, including its atmosphere and composition, its early astronomical sightings, and its terrain.

Venus : the second planet —Cole, Michael D.

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.

Uranus : the seventh planet —Cole, Michael D.

Explores the seventh planet of our solar system, its composition, terrain, and unique features, as well as historical and current scientific explorations.

Living on Mars : mission to the Red Planet —Cole, Michael D.

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.

International space station : a space mission —Cole, Michael D.

Discusses the need for the proposed international space station, its design, and purpose, based partly on experiences with space station Mir.

Neptune : the eighth planet —Cole, Michael D.

Explores the planet Neptune, including its atmosphere and composition, its early astronomical sightings, and its terrain.

Jupiter : the fifth planet —Cole, Michael D.

Describes the history, unique features, and exploration of Jupiter, the fifth planet from the Sun.

Moon base : first colony in space —Cole, Michael D.

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.

Earth- : the third planet —Cole, Michael D.

Describes the third planet from the sun, including its orbit, seasons, gravity, geology, and life.

Mars : the fourth planet —Cole, Michael D.

Describes the fourth planet from the sun, including its discovery, terrain, temperature, and characteristics, and examines the possibility of life on the Red Planet.

Galileo spacecraft : mission to Jupiter —Cole, Michael D.

Discusses the travel of the Galileo spacecraft from its launch to its orbit around Jupiter, explaining the goals and accomplishments of the mission.

The sun : the center of the solar system —Cole, Michael D.

Describes the physical properties of the Sun and its relation to the other bodies in space and shows the direct influence the Sun has on life on Earth.

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