July 01, 2009

Ellen Ochoa: First Latina Astronaut

Ochoa has succeeded in breaking barriers in race, gender, scientific inquiry, even the earth’s atmosphere by becoming the first Hispanic woman in space. Ochoa became an engineer with important research and inventions to her credit in the astronomy field.
Enslow Publishers, for grades 3-4, ISBN: 978-0-7660-2642-1, 32 pages
For more information on this title, please visit http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2074
"Don’t be afraid to reach for the stars, I believe a good education can take you anywhere on Earth and beyond." -Ellen Ochoa, Ph.D.

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