Ellen Ochoa

by Hasday, Judy L., 1957-

Format: Print Book 2007
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Northland Public Library Children's Biography J B OCHOA
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Biography
 
Call Number  J B OCHOA
 
 
Summary
Ellen Ochoa follows the life of the first Hispanic female astronaut who traveled in space. After becoming an astronaut in July 1991, Ochoa became a mission specialist and flight engineer for NASA. She has since logged more than 900 hours in space and has helped open the door for Hispanic women in the field of science. In 2002, she was appointed deputy director of flight crew operations at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, where she manages and directs the astronaut office and aircraft operations. This engaging and visually appealing new biography highlights Ochoa's heritage and achievements.
Contents
Obviously a major malfunction
Dawn of the Space Age
Born of two heritages
Without limits
Studying to become an astronaut
First Hispanic woman in space
Destination : International Space Station
Return to flight.

Additional Information
Series Great Hispanic heritage.
Subjects Ochoa, Ellen -- Juvenile literature.
Ochoa, Ellen.
Women astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Hispanic American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher New York :Chelsea House Publishers,2007
Language English
Description 106 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 99-101) and index.
ISBN 0791088421 (acid-free paper)
9780791088425 (acid-free paper)
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