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Video: Episode of “Ready, Jet, Go!” on PBS Kids that features Ellen Ochoa

Instructions: click on Full Episodes and search for Astronaut Ellen Ochoa!, Episode #219

Harvard Kennedy School: 3 Questions for NASA Pioneer Ellen Ochoa 4/25/19

Stanford Engineering Heroes event: Ellen Ochoa’s Journey from Stanford to Space 4/19/19

Breaking Barriers: Ellen Ochoa's Journey from Stanford to Space

In 1993, flying aboard NASA’s Discovery shuttle, Ellen Ochoa, MS ’81, PhD ’85, became the first Latina to travel to space. Tune in as she reflects on her barrier-breaking life journey, which has included four separate missions, 1,000 hours in orbit, a role in the first docking to the International Space Station, and service as the first Latina and second female director of the Johnson Space Center.

Posted by Stanford University on Friday, April 19, 2019

Global Perspectives: Dr. Ellen Ochoa, former NASA Johnson Space Center director

Ellen Ochoa: Making History in Space

Ellen Ochoa 2017 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Inductee

Women's History Minute: "Dr. Ellen Ochoa"

About Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School

Dr. Ellen Ochoa, U.S. astronaut and Ochoa Middle School namesake

KLCS NewsBrief: Ellen Ochoa Pays Visit

Ellen Ochoa STEM Academy at Ben Milam Elementary Promotional Video