Pathways: Grade 1 Ellen Ochoa Tradebook
Author(s): KH Pathways (Elizabeth D. Jaffe)
Ellen Ochoa was born on May 10, 1958, in Los Angeles, California. Ellen dreamed of becoming an astronaut. In 1993, Ellen became the first Hispanic woman astronaut to travel into space. She served on a nine-day mission aboard the shuttle Discovery and is currently the director of the Johnson Space Center. This book tells how Ellen studied math and science to become an engineer and explains how she conducted experiments and worked in space.