Ellen Ochoa: The First Hispanic Woman Astronaut

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 24 pages
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One of the five daughters of a single parent, Ellen Ochoa is an inspiration to all. With degrees in physics and electrical engineering, Ellen was a pioneer in optic research. This helped to make her an ideal candidate for NASA's astronaut program. As the first Hispanic woman astronaut, Ellen is blazing new trails for all women.
 

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Contents

A Good Example
5
Favorite Subjects
6
A Top Performer
9
Changing Her Mind
10
The Right Decision 1
13
Ellen the Inventor
14
A Good Choice 1
17
Learning to Be an Astronaut 1
18
Heading for Space
21
A Lucky Job
22
Glossary
23
Index
24
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