TITLE

Ellison Onizuka

AUTHOR(S)
Lobb, Nancy
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
16 Extraordinary Asian Americans, 2nd Edition;2008, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
A biography of Japanese-American astronaut Ellison Onizuka is presented. He was born in 1946 in Kealakekua, Hawaii, the third of four children. His grandparents came to Hawaii from Japan, working as field hands on a sugar plantation. In 1982, Ellison was chosen as a crew member on a secret mission aboard the Discovery space shuttle, which soared into space on January 24, 1985.
ACCESSION #
36544540

 

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