Class of 1975
In 1991, she became a NASA astronaut. She has flown on four missions. logging over 978 hours in space. Ochoa flew as a Mission Specialist on a Discovery Space Shuttle Mission (STS-56, 1993), becoming the first female Hispanic in space. The next year, she was Payload Commander on a follow-up Shuttle Mission (STS-66, 1994). Ochoa was a mission specialist and flight engineer on STS-96 (1999) and STS-110 (2002).She is now Deputy Director at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
Have you lost your Grossmont High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Mighty Foothillers lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.