Jose Hernandez' journey to space started in the farm fields of California. Today, he is one of seven astronauts who will be onboard the space shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station this week.
He also will be fulfilling a promise he made to his parents, who will be among the thousands watching the orbiter's night launch, now scheduled for Tuesday.
Hernandez now jokes about working in the fields in California alongside his Mexican migrant parents and older brothers and sister. ...Full Story