Defying Gravity, Championing Gender Equity: Ellen Ochoa, Space and Leadership Pioneer

A global International Women’s Day event “What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common is not gender or ethnic background, but motivation, perseverance, and desire—the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.” — Ellen Ochoa Ellen Ochoa is a history-making astronaut, a brilliant inventor, a gifted corporate leader who left her mark on […]

Legends of Space Special Event

Lausanne, Switzerland

BOOK TICKETS NOW only through @ticketmasterch live on stage 18 & 19 March 2022 Lausanne Switzerland.

Women’s Foundation of Arkansas Girls of Promise Conference

Ellen Ochoa was the Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX from 2013 until her retirement in May 2018. She became the first Latina woman to go to space when she flew on a nine-day mission aboard the shuttle Discovery in 1993. She has flown in space four times, logging nearly 1,000 hours. […]

RNASA dinner and National Space Trophy Award

  The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) Foundation was founded by the Space Center Rotary Club of Houston, Texas in 1985 to organize and coordinate an annual event to recognize outstanding achievements in space and create greater public awareness of the benefits of space exploration. Each year since 1987, the Foundation has presented […]

Alturas Institute Conversations with Exceptional Women

The Alturas Institute will present the annual “Conversations with Exceptional Women” conference on Sept. 8 and 9 at the Argyros Performing Arts Center in Ketchum. This year’s theme is “On the Shoulders of Giants.” According to the organization’s website, “CWEW is the Alturas Institute’s signature event for the promotion of gender equality. We gather women […]

Columbia Memorial Space Center Book Signing

Downey, CA 12400 Columbia Way, Downey, CA, United States

In celebration of #HispanicHeritageMonth, we will be having engineer and former astronaut Dr. Ellen Ochoa at the Space Center for a book signing event. Celebrate your little scientists at the Columbia Memorial Space Center with astronaut, Dr. Ellen Ochoa, the first Latina in space. Enjoy a bilingual story time, Q&A session, book signing, and engaging […]

ASCEND Conference Opening Panel on Partnering for Innovation in Cislunar Exploration

2022 ASCEND to Kick Off with NASA, The Aerospace Corporation, SpaceX, U.S. Space Force FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Broad, Bold Perspectives from Inspired Visionaries Lead the Three-Day Event in Las Vegas August 30, 2022 – Reston, Va. – ASCEND, the world’s premier outcomes-focused, interdisciplinary space event designed to accelerate building our off-world future faster, today announced […]

Museum of Discovery and Science: A Free Virtual Evening with Astronaut Dr. Ellen Ochoa

Free Virtual Evening with Astronaut Dr. Ellen Ochoa November 7, 2022 • 6 p.m. (EDT) Spend an out-of-this world FREE virtual evening with one of America’s trailblazers, veteran astronaut and former Space Center Director, Dr. Ellen Ochoa. Dr. Ochoa, the first Latina in space, has charted a dazzling and inspirational career path. Enjoy a live […]