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Ellen Ochoa

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Ellen Ochoa, selected as an astronaut candidate in 1990, flew on missions in 1993, 1994, 1999, and 2002.
Ellen Ochoa

Ellen Ochoa, 2002

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As of 2008, Ellen Ochoa was serving as Deputy Director of the Johnson Space Center.
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