Sirisha Bandla is an Astronaut and Aeronautical Engineer who is an Indian living in America. She is the second Indian woman after Kalapana Chawla who is going into space. the first two women are Kalpana Chawla and Sunitha Williams. In the year 2021, she became the vice president of Government Affairs to the Virgin group. In this blog, we read all the details of Sirisha Bandla Wiki, Biography, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Career, Photos & More.
Sirisha Bandla becomes 3rd Indian-American woman to fly into space
Sirisha Bandla flew with British Billionaire Richard Branson, Dave Mackay, Michael Masucci, Colin Bennett, and Beth Moses. They flew with Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity from New Mexico at 10:40 AM. They flew 90 minutes late from the decided time due to bad weather. Before flying, Sirisha said "I am so incredibly honored to be a part of the amazing crew of #Unity22, and to be a part of a company whose mission is to make space available to all,"
The job role of Sirisha is Researcher Experience.
I was once a child with a dream looking up to the stars. Now I'm an adult in a spaceship looking down to our beautiful Earth. To the next generation of dreamers: if we can do this, just imagine what you can do https://t.co/Wyzj0nOBgX #Unity22 @virgingalactic pic.twitter.com/03EJmKiH8V
— Richard Branson (@richardbranson) July 11, 2021
Who is Sirisha Bandla?
Sirisha is an American Aeronautical Engineer and an Astronaut. She is the part of Unity 22 test flight team that heads to space on 11th July 2021.
She informed this news on Twitter,
"I am so incredibly honoured to be a part of the amazing crew of #Unity22, and to be a part of a company whose mission is to make space available to all."
After this tweet, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister took his Twitter and congratulate her.
Sirisha Bandla Wiki, Biography
Sirisha Bandla was born in the Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. After she moved to the US when she was 3-years old. Bandla grew and was brought up in Houston, Texas. As of 2021, she is 34-years old.
She did her education at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, the US, and The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., US.
Her father’s name is B Muralidhar and Her mother’s name is Anuradha. Both Sirisha parents work for the US government.
Sirisha Bandla Wiki, Biography, Age
|Real/Full Name||Sirisha Bandla|
|Profession/Occupation||Astronaut and Aeronautical Engineer|
|Famous For||part of Unity 22 head to Space|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday||1987|
|Birth Place||Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh|
|Relationship Status||In a relationship|
|Boyfriend Name||Sean Hu|
|School Name||New York School|
|College Name||Purdue University, West Lafayette, The George Washington University|
|Educational Qualification||Not Yet|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
Sirisha Bandla Space Journey
Sirisha moved to the US from India when she is only 3-years old. She was brought up in Houston. She grew up near NASA's Johnson Space Centre. she did her Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University.
She did a role of researcher experience in her flight 004.
“We are here for something bigger than ourselves. The ultimate dream is to one day have space travel for everyone.” – Chief Astronaut Instructor Beth Moses. Meet the @VirginGalactic Mission Specialists who will be in the cabin with me for our upcoming spaceflight #Unity22 pic.twitter.com/nkCYBx7Vm5
— Richard Branson (@richardbranson) July 5, 2021
Sirisha Bandla Wiki, Biography, Age
Sirisha was born in 1987 in Andhra Pradesh. She grew and was brought up in Houston, Texas. As of 2021, she is 34-years old. She always wanted to become Astronaut and so she moved to the US when she was 3-years old only. She did her education at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, the US, and The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., US.
Sirisha Bandla Family, Sister
Sirisha's father’s name is B Muralidhar, Her mother’s name is Anuradha. Both her parents work for the US government.
Her sister’s name is Pratyusha Bandla. She is a Biological Science Technician.
Sirisha Bandla Grandparents
Her Grandfather's name is Bandla Ragaia, he was a professor at Acharya NG Ranga Agriculture University, Hyderabad. Her Maternal grandfather’s name is Venkat Narasiah who is also a professor.
Age, Height, Weight
Sirisha was born in 1987. As of 2021, she is 34- Years old. Her height is 5 feet and 7 inches and her weight is approx 55kgs.
Sirisha Bandla Boyfriend
Her boyfriend’s name is Sean Hu.
Sirisha Bandla Career
She started her career in 2007 with ATA Engineering as Design, Test, and Analysis Co-operator. Then in 2011, she joined as Mechanical Engineer at L-3 Communications Integrated Systems.
In 2015 she joined as a Government Affairs officer at Virgin Galatic. In 2021 she joined Virgin Group as Vice President of Government Affairs. In July 2021 she became part of a group of 6 people who are going into space.
She loves to eat Pizza and her fav. dessert is Vanilla Ice-cream.
Sirisha loves to drink Tea.
Her fav. astronaut's name is Neil Armstrong.
She loves to play golf.
FAQ of Sirisha Bandla
Q.1 How old is Sirisha Bandla?
Ans. She is 34 years old as of 2021.
Q.2 When was Sirisha Bandla Born?
Ans. She was born in 1987 year.
Q.3 Who are Sirisha Bandla Parents?
Ans. Anuradha (Mother) and B Muralidhar (Father).
Q.4 Who is Sirisha Bandla?
Ans. Bandla is an Astronaut and Aeronautical Engineer who is an Indian living in America. She is the second Indian woman after Kalapana Chawla who is going into space.
Q.5 Where to read Sirisha Bandla Wikipedia and biography?
Ans. In this article, we covered all the news of Sirisha Wiki & biography.
Q.6 Who is Sirisha's boyfriend?
Ans. Her boyfriend's name is Sean Hu.
Q.7 What is Sirisha's cast?
Ans. She was born in Indian origin and her cast is not updated yet, we update soon all the details.