Ellen Ochoa

1958 - Today

Ellen Ochoa

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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ellen Ochoa has received more than 563,204 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 291st most popular astronaut.

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronauts, Ellen Ochoa ranks 295 out of 501Before her are Yuri Shargin, Aleksandr Skvortsov, Sergei Zalyotin, Aleksandr Laveykin, Jean-François Clervoy, and John Casper. After her are Jeffrey A. Hoffman, Byron K. Lichtenberg, Scott Altman, Alexander Gerst, Curtis Brown, and Steve MacLean.

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Among people born in 1958, Ellen Ochoa ranks 361Before her are Drew Carey, Rainer Hasler, Bruce Perens, Santiago Urquiaga, Magnus Lindberg, and Jean-François Clervoy. After her are Nobutoshi Kaneda, Michel Bibard, Louise Ritter, Juan Antonio Señor, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ellen Ochoa ranks 8,652 out of 12,171Before her are Kevin DuBrow (1955), Ariana Richards (1979), Allyson Felix (1985), Ryan Stiles (1959), David Hyde Pierce (1959), and Kristin Bauer van Straten (1966). After her are Timothy M. Dolan (1950), Andrea Anders (1975), Krystal Jung (1994), Marjorie Main (1890), James Maslow (1990), and Ted Ligety (1984).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Ellen Ochoa ranks 124Before her are Guy Gardner (1948), James van Hoften (1944), Janice E. Voss (1956), George Nelson (1950), Karen Nyberg (1969), and John Casper (1943). After her are Byron K. Lichtenberg (null), Scott Altman (1959), Curtis Brown (1956), Ronald J. Grabe (1945), John-David F. Bartoe (1944), and Mike Massimino (1962).