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Ellen Ochoa

AKA Ellen Lauri Ochoa

Born: 10-May-1958
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Astronaut

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First hispanic female astronaut

First hispanic female in space (1993), with over 40 days time spent in orbit.

Father: Joseph Ochoa
Mother: Rosanne Deardoff
Husband: Coe Fulmer Miles (two children)

    High School: Grossmont High School, La Mesa, CA (1975)
    University: BS Physics, San Diego State University (1980)
    University: MSEE, Stanford University (1981)
    University: PhD Electrical Engineering, Stanford University (1985)

    NASA Deputy Director, Johnson Space Flight Center (2007-)
    NASA Intelligent Systems Technology Branch, NASA Ames (1988-91)
    Sandia National Laboratories Imaging Technology Branch (1985-88)
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    Association of Space Explorers
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Mexican Ancestry Paternal


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