Sirisha Bandla (Astronaut) Wiki| Age| Space Mission| Biography| Cast| Husband| Family| Education| Nationality & More

Sirisha Bandla is an American Aeronautical Engineer and Astronaut of Indian Origin. She is the third Indian-born woman after Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams and 4th Indian to go to Space. On July 11, 2021, She is one of the 6 Space Travellers to onboard for “VSS of Unity” Virgin Galactic scheduled to take Space.

Sirisha Bandla was born in the year 1987 in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, India. She moved to the US when she was 3-years old and she grew up in Houston, Texas USA. Sirisha Bandla pursued a Degree in Bachelor of Science (B.SC) in Aeroscope, Aeronautical, and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana USA (2006-2011). Thereafter, she pursued an MBA from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., US (2012-2015).

Sirisha Bandla was decisive in her thoughts since childhood and always determined to achieve them. Bandla was curious about flying from a very young age and took her first flying adventure alone when she was four years old. Talking about it in an interview, her grandfather said,

“At the age of four, she traveled alone to the US where her parents and older sister lived. Though the person who accompanied her was known to us, he was a stranger to her. She was not scared to fly alone. She was excited.”

and he further said,

We don’t know how she got interested in aircraft, stars, and skies. It has been in her since childhood. Whatever she has achieved today is on her own accord and her parents gave her full freedom to pursue her dream. She has proved her excellence and rose to the occasion.”

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Sirisha Bandla Wiki

Full NameSirisha Bandla
ProfessionAeronautical Engineer, Astronaut
Birthday (DOB)The year 1987
Age34 Years (as in 2021)
BirthplaceGuntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Current ResidenceHouston, Texas, United States
Famous forBeing the third Indian-origin woman to fly into space after Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams
NationalityIndian, American
Zodiac SignN/A
Education/ Qualification• Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical Engineering
University• Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, US (2006-2011)
• The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., US (2012-2015)
Last UpdatedJuly 2021

Sirisha Bandla Space Mission 11 July 2021

When business magnate Richard Branson fulfilled his old dream of flying to space on Sunday, among the five people who accompanied him on the “magical” trip.

Sirisha Bandla, vice president of government affairs and research operations at Branson’s Virgin Galactic, became the third woman of Indian origin — after NASA astronauts Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams — to fly to space with the US Billionaire Richard Bramson and 4 other – pilots David Mackay and Michael Masucci, Virgin Galactic’s chief astronaut instructor Beth Moses, and lead operations engineer Colin Bennett — traveled to the edge of space before returning to earth aboard the Galactic Unity 22 spacecraft.

Sirisha Bandla Early Life

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Sirisha Bandla was born in the year 1987 in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, India. She moved to the US when she was 3-years old and she grew up in Houston, Texas USA.

Sirisha Bandla Career

Sirisha Bandla was born in the Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh, India. When she was 3-years old she moved to the USA with her parents. Sirisha Bandla grew up in Houston, Texas. Before working at Virgin Galactic, Sirisha Bandla worked as an Aerospace Engineer in Texas. Sirisha Bandla later got a job in space policy at the Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF). Sirisha Bandla designs components for advanced aircraft at L-3 Communications in Greenville, Texas.

She started dreaming at a very young age to go to space. She has struggled a lot in her life to make these dreams come true. And only at the age of 34, her childhood dream came true. Sirisha Bandla travelled to Space with other 6 Space travelers and create a new history on 11th July 2021. She has greatly promoted the power of Indian women with her works and abilities.

Bandla has also won the Youth Star Award given by the Telugu Association of North America for her achievements. She is currently working with the Government Affairs and Business Development Wing of Virgin Galactic and its sister company Virgin Orbit. In the previous term, Bandla has served as associate director of CSF.

Sirisha Bandla is a graduate in Aeronautical engineering from Purdue University and also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Georgetown University. Sirisha Bandla’s contribution supported the LauncherOne and SpaceShipTwo programs. Sirisha Bandla fulfills her childhood dream of going to space. Sirisha Bandla becomes the third Indian-origin woman after Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams fly into space on July 11, 2021.

Sirisha Bandla Family

FatherDr. Muralidhar Bandla
MotherAnuradha Bandla
SiblingsSister – Pratyusha Bandla (Biological Science Technician in the US)
Brother – None
Marital StatusUn-Married (as of July 2021)
Last UpdatedJuly 2021

Sirisha Bandla Relationship/Husband

Sirisha Bandla’s marriage is the subject of much speculation. Is Sirisha Bandla married or not? I’d want to tell you about Sirisha Bandla, who is not married. However, it has been revealed that Sirisha Bandla is engaged, according to the local press. There isn’t a lot of information regarding the individual with whom Sirisha Bandla is involved. Sirisha Bandla is not married yet, thus she does not have a spouse.

Bandla, on the other hand, is engaged to her fiancé Sean Hoo. On May 2, 2019, they announced their engagement on their individual social media accounts.

Sirisha Bandla Physical Status

Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Weight50 Kg – in Kilograms
110 lbs – in Pounds
Hair Colour Black
Eye ColourBlack
Shoe size6

Sirisha Bandla Net Worth

NetWorthYet to be Update
SalaryYet to be Update
Last UpdatedJuly 2021

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FAQ’s About Sirisha Bandla

Q1. Who is Sirisha Bandla Boyfriend?

Ans- Her Boyfriend Name is Sean Hu.

Q2. What is the age of Sirishi Bandla?

Ans- 34 Years as in 2021

Q3. What is Sirisha’s cast?

Ans- Sirishi Bandla is an Indian-origin woman and her cast is not updated yet.

Q4. Who are Sirisha Bandla Parents?

Ans- Father – Dr. Muralidhar Bandla and Mother – Anuradha Bandla