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In college she was apart of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi honor societies., Became an official astronaut in July, 1991., Dr. Ochoa investigated optical systems for performing information process., In her missions she has logged over 978 hours (in space)., Created an item where you take an item, changes it into a hologram and produces an enhanced image as its final product.,
Created an optical device that has the ability to recognize targets accurately enough for military purposes. , Created an item that serves to filter two-dimensional to the specifications of the user.,
Awarded with the Distinguished Service Medal, Exceptional Service Medal, Outstanding Leadership Medal, four space flight medals, Harvard Foundation Science Award, Women in Aerospace, Outstanding Achievement Award, HENAAC, Engineer of the year award, etc.. , Apart of the American Institute of Aeronautics (AIAA), author of numerous technical papers., Served as director of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.,
Dr. Ochoa was selected by NASA in January, 1990., Graduated from Grossmont High school. , Apart of the American Institute of Aeronautics (AIAA), Married to Coe Miles, Received Bachelor degree from San Diego State University., Is a mother of two children (both boys)., Born in 1958 in Los Angeles, California., Veteran of 4 space flights., Considers La Mesa, California her hometown., Received her Master of Science degree and her Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. , In 1993 Ellen became the first Latina in space. and Mission specialist and flight engineer on STS-96 (1999) and STS-56 (2002).