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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: First Mexican woman in space wants to inspire others, bring change

October 19, 2022

Katya Echazarreta is only 26 years old and has already done what most of us can only ever dream of: fly to space.On June 4, she flew on board Blue Origin’s NS-21 with five other crew members. More than 7,000 people from over 100 countries applied, but to her surprise, she made it. Katya’s seat was sponsored by the nonprofit Space for Humanity.