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   Writers: Michael McCollum (1946 - , United States)  
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Michael McCollum was born in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1946, and is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he majored in aerospace propulsion and minored in nuclear engineering.

He is employed at Honeywell in Tempe, Arizona, where he is Chief Engineer in the valve product line. In his career, Mr. McCollum has worked on the precursor to the Space Shuttle Main Engine, a nuclear valve to replace the one that failed at Three Mile Island, several guided missiles, Space Station Freedom, and virtually every aircraft in production today.

He is the author of a dozen pieces of short fiction and has appeared in magazines such as Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, Amazing, and Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.

His novel, Thunderstrike!, was optioned by a Hollywood production company for a possible movie. His other books include The Clouds of Saturn and The Sails of Tau Ceti.

Biography provided by the author, November 2002.

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  1982.  Greater Infinity, A   (Amazon - Alibris)
1983.  Life PROBE   (Amazon - Alibris)
1985.  Procyon's Promise   (Amazon - Alibris)
1986.  Antares Dawn   (Amazon - Alibris)
1987.  Antares Passage   (Amazon - Alibris)

1989.  Thunderstrike!   (Amazon - Alibris)
1991.  Clouds of Saturn, The   (Amazon - Alibris)
1992.  Sails of Tau Ceti, The   (Amazon - Alibris)
2002.  Antares Victory   (Amazon - Alibris)
2009.  Gibraltar Earth   (Amazon - Alibris)
2009.  Gibraltar Sun   (Amazon - Alibris)
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  • Gibraltar
  • Makers
      Recurring themes  

  • Aliens - Extra-terrestrials (6 books)
  • Space Ships - Spacecraft (3 books)
  • Distant Worlds (2 books)
  • Earth (2 books)
  • Interstellar Travel - FTL (Faster than Light) (2 books)
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