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Space Travel and Exploration
Who was the first Hispanic in space?
Asked in NASA
Who was the first hispanic American chosen by nasa to be a astronaut?
Asked in Astronauts
Who and from where Hispanic was the first astronaut who flew in a spaceship?
Asked in Space Shuttle, Astronauts
Who was the first hispanic astronaut to fly in a space shuttle?
Jose M. Hernandez - Nasa Mexican Astronaut The answer above is not correct. Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez, born in Cuba, was the first Hispanic person in space when launched into space for the former Soviet Union in 1978. Franklin Chang-Diaz, born in San Jose, Costa Rica was the second and first NASA American Hispanic in Space when he went to space aboard Space Shuttle Columbia in 1986.
Asked in Baseball
Who was the first Hispanic player voted into Baseball's Hall of Fame?
Asked in Borders and Boundaries
What are the personal space boundaries in the Hispanic culture?
Asked in Science, Physics, Nobel Prize Winners
Who was the first Hispanic to win the Nobel Prize in physics and in what year?
Asked in TV Shows and Series, Broadcast Television
Who was the first hispanic man to appear on television?
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History
The first hispanic baseball player to go into the hall of fame?
Who was the first person of Hispanic heritage to receive the Noble Prize for Literature?
Asked in Drama and Acting, Oscars
Who was the first hispanic woman to win an Oscar?
Asked in Astronauts, Women in History
Who was the first woman to become an astronaut?
* The first woman in space was Valentina Tereshkova of the USSR in 1963. * Geraldine Cobb passed all requirements for entry into the Mercury program in 1959. * In the US, Sally Ride was the first woman in space in 1983. She was one of the six females chosen for the space program five years earlier. * Svetlana Savitskaya of the USSR was the first woman to walk in space.(1984) * In 1992 Mae Jemison of the US became the first black woman in space. * In 1993 Ellen Ochoa was the first Hispanic woman in space. * In 1994 Chiaki Mukai was the first Japanese woman in space. * Eileen Collins became the first female shuttle pilot in 1995 and she was the first female shuttle commander in 1995