Ellen Ochoa

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Name/Famous asEllen Ochoa
BornLos Angeles, CA
BirthdayMay 10, 1958
Age61 years old
Other NameEllen, Ochoa

Ellen Ochoa Net Worth, Biography, Age, Height, body measurements, family, career, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details. She walked in the footsteps of Sally Ride and became one of the first female astronauts in history.

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Ellen Ochoa Biography

Ellen Ochoa is best known as a Astronaut. Former astronaut credited with being the first Hispanic woman in space. She later held the position of Director of the Johnson Space Center. Ellen Ochoa was born on May 10, 1958 in Los Angeles, CA. She earned a doctorate in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1985. Ellen Ochoa is one of the most successful Astronaut. She has ranked on the list of famous people who were born on May 10, 1958.

Ochoa was born on May 10, 1958 in Los Angeles, California to Joseph and Rosanne (née Deardorff) Ochoa. Her paternal grandparents immigrated from Sonora to Arizona and later to California where her father was born. She grew up in La Mesa, California.

Ochoa was named Vice Chair of the National Science Board for the 2018–2020 term. She currently chairs the committee evaluating nominations for the National Medal for Technology and Innovation.

She also has a position among the list of Most popular Astronaut. Ellen is 1 of the famous people in our database with the age of 61 years old.

Family: Parents, Children & Relatives

She married and had a son with Coe Fulmer Miles. She has not shared enough information about family details. However, our team currently working, we will update Family, Sibling, Spouse and Childrens information.

Ellen Ochoa (born May 10, 1958) is an American engineer, former astronaut and former director of the Johnson Space Center. In 1993 Ochoa became the first Hispanic woman to go to space when she served on a nine-day mission aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery. Ochoa became director of the center upon the retirement of the previous director, Michael Coats, on December 31, 2012. She was the first Hispanic director and the second female director of Johnson Space Center.

Ochoa has received many awards among which are NASA’s Distinguished Service Medal (2015), Exceptional Service Medal (1997), Outstanding Leadership Medal (1995) and Space Flight Medals (2002, 1999, 1994, 1993). Ochoa and Michael Foale were announced as the 2017 class of the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame. Ochoa was recognized in Hispanic Executive’s 2017 Best of the Boardroom issue for her work as a board director for Johnson Space Center. She was inducted into the 2018 International Air and Space Hall of Fame class.

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Ochoa graduated from Grossmont High School in El Cajon in 1975. Her parents divorced when she was in high school and she lived with her mother and her brothers.

Age, Height & Measurements

Ellen Ochoa current age 61 years old years old. She born under the Taurus horoscope as Ellen's birth date is May 10. Ellen Ochoa height 4 Feet 9 Inches (Approx) & weight 296 lbs (134.2 kg) (Approx.). Right now we don't know about body measurements. We will update in this article.

Ochoa received a bachelor of science degree in physics from San Diego State University and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1980, before earning a master of science degree and a doctorate from Stanford Department of Electrical Engineering in 1981 and 1985, respectively.

Height5 Feet 10 Inches (Approx)
Weight368 lbs (166.9 kg) (Approx)
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Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
Dress SizeXXL
Shoe Size12 (US), 11 (UK), 46.5 (EU), 29.5 (CM)

Ochoa was selected by NASA in January 1991 and became an astronaut in July 1991. Her technical assignments in the Astronaut Office included serving as the crew representative for flight software, computer hardware and robotics, Assistant for Space Station to the Chief of the Astronaut Office, lead spacecraft communicator (CAPCOM) in Mission Control and as acting as Deputy Chief of the Astronaut Office.

Ellen Ochoa Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth: $1-2 Million

Ellen Ochoa net worth has been growing significantly. Ellen Ochoa’s most of wealth comes from being a successful Astronaut. We have estimated Ellen's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

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Ochoa became the first Hispanic woman to go to space when she served on a nine-day mission aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in 1993. The purpose of the Shuttle mission was to study the Earth’s ozone layer. A veteran of four space flights, Ochoa has logged nearly 1000 hours in space. She was a mission specialist on STS-56 (1993), was payload commander on STS-66, and was mission specialist and flight engineer on STS-96 and STS-110 in 2002. Ochoa was in Mission Control during the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster and was one of the first personnel informed of television coverage showing Columbia’ s disintegration.

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Ochoa was recognized during Hispanic Heritage Month activities in Cleveland, Ohio on September 14, 2011. The Ochoa Middle School located in Pasco, Washington, the Ellen Ochoa Elementary School in Cudahy, CA and the Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School in East Los Angeles are named in her honor. In addition, Grand Prairie, Texas has the Ellen Ochoa STEM Academy at Ben Milam Elementary School and Pico Rivera, California has the Ellen Ochoa Prep Academy. Union Public Schools in Tulsa, named a new elementary school after her as well. A flag with the rocket logo of the Ochoa Middle School in Pasco, Washington flew with Ochoa in April 2002 aboard the Shuttle Atlantis for an 11-day mission to the International Space Station. Ochoa returned the flag to the school when she visited as a special guest at the 2002 dedication and it remains on permanent display.

From 2007, after retiring from spacecraft operations, Ochoa served as Deputy Director of the Johnson Space Center, helping to manage and direct the Astronaut Office and Aircraft Operations. On January 1, 2013, Ochoa became the first Hispanic and second female director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center.

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