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Meet Katya Echazarreta, the First Mexican-Born Woman To Go to Space

Meet Katya Echazarreta. The 26-year-old electrical engineer will make history when she becomes the first Mexican-born woman to travel to space.

Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, Echazarreta, who moved to the United States at the age of seven, has been selected from a pool of 7,000 applicants by nonprofit organization Space Humanity to participate in “Blue Origin,” the space mission funded by billionaire Jeff Bezos. ···

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