Posts tagged "NASA"

Women's History: Latinas making progress

Women's History: Latinas making progress
Today is International Women’s Day and March also is Women’s History Month. It’s a time when I reflect on Latina women, feminism, our accomplishments and how far we have come and how far we have to go. Yes, Latinas are breaking barriers.  Sonia Sotomayor is the first Latina or Latino Supreme Court Justice. Ellen Ochoa... Read more »

First Latino astronaut inducted into Hall of Fame

First Latino astronaut inducted into Hall of Fame
The first Latino astronaut was inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Franklin Chang Díaz was inducted on May 5, 2012, at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Dr. Chang Díaz, a veteran of seven space shuttle flights, logged more than 1,600 hours in space. He retired from NASA in 2005. Born in Costa... Read more »

Hispanic hero: Astronaut Jose Hernandez says legalize undocumented immigrants

Today marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. But writing about the Hispanic community is something I do all year round. But this month I plan to blog about some people I call Hispanic heroes. And the first one I want to tell you about is NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez. Hernandez isn’t the first Hispanic... Read more »
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