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NASA astronaut Hernández visits Lorain’s Southview HS


Lorain: Astronaut José Hernández spoke at Southview High School, September 25, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. He shared his experiences as an astronaut and encouraged students to achieve their goals.


Hernández was selected by NASA in May of 2004. He was assigned to the Shuttle Branch to support Kennedy Space Center Operations in support of Shuttle launch and landing preparations. He works various technical assignments until assigned to a spaceflight as a mission specialist.


The Latino astronaut hails from California and his education includes: a BS degree in Electrical Engineering (University of the Pacific, 1984) and a MS degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering (University of California-Santa Barbara, 1986).


In February 2006 he completed Astronaut Candidate Training that included scientific and technical briefings, intensive instruction in Shuttle and International Space Station systems, physiological training, T-38 flight training, and water and wilderness survival training.


For more information about Hernández, visit: http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/hernandez-jm.html





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