|Format:||Print Book 2007|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
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.
ContentsObviously a major malfunction
Dawn of the Space Age
Born of two heritages
Studying to become an astronaut
First Hispanic woman in space
Destination : International Space Station
Return to flight.
|Series||Great Hispanic heritage.|
-- Juvenile literature.
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
106 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 99-101) and index.
|ISBN||0791088421 (acid-free paper)
9780791088425 (acid-free paper)