Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Ochoa

Ellen Lauri

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  10.05.1958
Birthplace:  Los Angeles / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  17.01.1990
Selection group:  NASA-13
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.01.2003

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-56  MSP  08.04. - 17.04.1993 9d 06h 08m 
2  STS-66  MSP  03.11. - 14.11.1994 10d 22h 34m 
3  STS-96  MSP  27.05. - 06.06.1999 9d 19h 13m 
4  STS-110  MSP  08.04. - 19.04.2002 10d 19h 42m 
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Total  40d 19h 37m 
     

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics from San Diego State University, 1980; master of science and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University, 1981 and 1985 respectively; worked at NASA's Ames Research Center; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 12; hobbies: Volleyball, bicycling; she is a classical flutist and a private pilot; in 2002 she became Deputy Director, Flight Crew Operations, JSC; October 2006 - November 2007 Director of Flight Crew Operations, JSC; since November 2007 Deputy Director of Johnson Space Center.

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