Guide to Ellen Ochoa Innovative Lives Presentation
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0595
Creators:
Ochoa, Ellen, Dr., 1958-
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
1996-09-24
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.75 Cubic feet
3 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
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.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Divided into 3 series: 1. Original videos; 2. Master videos; 3. Reference videos.

Biographical / Historical
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.

Administration
Author
Alison L. Oswald
Ownership and Custodial History
This videohistory was created by the Innovative Lives Program of the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, September 24, 1996. Transferred to the Archives Center July 8, 1997.
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Created by the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, National Museum of American History, 1996.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, July 15, 1997.

Using the Collection
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Signed copies of releases on file.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research but the original videos are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Preferred Citation
Ellen Ochoa Innovative Lives Presentation, 1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Astronauts -- 1990-2000 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Astronautics -- 1990-2000 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electric engineering -- 1980-2000 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hispanic Americans -- 1950-2000 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives