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Ellen Ochoa

Celebrating Dr. Ellen Ochoa: History-Making Astronaut, Researcher, Engineer, Private Pilot, Classical Flutist

Dr. Ellen Ochoa became an astronaut in July 1991, and subsequently, the first Hispanic woman to travel into space. We are recognizing Ellen Ochoa today as September 15th marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. We celebrate her contributions and outstanding accomplishments as both an American citizen of Hispanic descent and a woman you should know....