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Katya EchazaritaThe first woman to be born Mexico To go to outer spaceShe said to herself, “I’m going to outer space‘, at the age of seven without any doubt what he was thinking, these words were a decree of life, which he shared at an event organized by a city government Mexico.
The goal of the event was recognition Katya EchazaritaAn electrical engineer from Jalisco said this before she realized her dream outer space He had to face various obstacles, including immigrating to the United States and not having the financial resources to pay for a college degree.
obsessed with going to outer space It was Echazarreta In a dream when she was seven years old, she said that it was not approach or doubt, but determination, the words she said to herself in this dream were: “I will go to outer space I will be in Container‘There’s a clear difference here, because I didn’t say ‘I want to do it, I’ll try or see if I can’, the words were ‘I’m going into space,’ said the electrical engineer.
“I am Katya Echazarita And at the age of seven I had a dream and for the first time I said the words that would change me completely, sometimes we think that because we are children or because we are very young, the words will not matter, the reality for me was very different.”
until, Katya Echazarita She says she had problems with the language, as it was hard for her to understand English, “She didn’t understand anything in the room and sat for five hours. Of course it was hard for me, I didn’t have the money to go to university.
When she had the opportunity to study for a degree, since she was awarded a scholarship, her teachers did not believe in her because she was discriminated against for not being a man.
He emphasized in his post that he does not want to be someone known for his experience, but rather wants to be someone who helps people and changes their lives.
“The truth is that it is an experience that has really completely changed your life, not just because of the attention I received, but the perspective changes it, it changes the way you are, your way of being and how you see life. So the most important thing for me, and especially to have a patriotic interest like this, is to help young people and motivate them,” he said in front of the cameras.
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Katya EchazaritaHe is the first Mexican immigrant to travel to outer spacededicated to Mexico and the entire Latino community, and their participation, which will be aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard mission. She says she will now dedicate herself to helping Mexican women achieve their dreams.
Echazarreta He is 26 years old, born in Guadalajara, Jalisco. When he was seven years old, he moved to the United States. He pointed out that his adaptation to the neighboring country was difficult due to language barriers, but the hard work and ethics that his mother instilled in him helped him overcome obstacles, according to what he wrote in his personal blog.
She was separated from her family for five years after moving to the United States until she was 12 during the immigration process.
“My grandmother told me, ‘Remember that although we are separated, we live under the same sky,'” the young woman recalls.
The young engineer attended a community college in San Diego, California and later the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), where she graduated in electrical engineering.
In addition, he was an intern at NASA Propulsion Laboratories (JPL) and worked on five NASA missions including Perseverance and Europa Clipper.
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