Astronaut Jose Hernandez speaks to Ector County Independent School District BE and ESL Program students Wednesday morning in the Odessa High School Performing Arts Center. Hernandez tells the story of how his parents migrated to America for work annually from Mexico to work in the fruit fields in California. Hernandez was born in Southern California where he would later land in a space shuttle. Hernandez flew on Discovery STS-128 Mission to the International Space Station as a flight engineer. Hernandez did not speak English until he was 12 an is now the president and CEO of Tierra Luna Engineering, LLC.
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