Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. Search this
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Search this
0.75 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Scope and Contents:
Original master and reference videos documenting children's program by Dr. Ellen Ochoa. Dr. Ellen Ochoa discusses her role as an inventor, scientist, and astronaut at NASA.
Divided into 3 series: 1. Original videos; 2. Master videos; 3. Reference videos.
Biographical / Historical:
Dr. Ochoa was born in Los Angeles, Calif. B.S. in physics, San Diego State, 1975; master's and doctorate in electrical engineering, Stanford University, 1981 and 1985. Dr. Ochoa holds three patents in the field of optical processing and has worked as a research scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) since 1988. In 1990 she became the first Hispanic woman astronaut selected by NASA. In April 1993, Ochoa flew as a mission specialist on the space shuttle Discovery.
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution Department of History. Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, 12th St. and Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.
Collection is open for research.
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National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division Search this
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Dan Hagedorn documenting grants received for projects related to Latinos in aviation. The records document
both the grant process as well as the exhibitions, events, films, and other programs that were funded by the grants, such as the exhibition Arriba!: The History of Flight
in Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. Materials include proposals, correspondence, scripts, images, notes, photocopies of articles, pamphlets,
clippings, and related materials.