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Young People's Pavilion: Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut and Inventor

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On April 6, 1993, Ellen Ochoa, a mission specialist, sat in the space shuttle Discovery, waiting for liftoff.
As the launchpad rumbled and the engines ignited, the Discovery soared upward into the sky. With this space shuttle launch, Ellen Ochoa became the first Latina to enter space. brilliant inventor and an experienced astronaut, Ochoa quickly moved up the ranks at NASA and toured schools throughout the country, encouraging students to follow their dreams.
In Ellen Ochoa: Astronaut and Inventor (Latino Biography Library) [Library Binding] - author Anne E. Schraff explores the life of this inspirational woman from her childhood California to her missions in space.

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