A proud moment for Andhra Pradesh as an Indian American girl, Sirisha Bandla, who was born in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, is one of the crew member to journey into space with Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson.

Following Rakesh Sharma, Kalpana Chawla, and Sunita Williams, Sirisha Bandla will be the fourth Indian and second Indian-born woman to fly into space.

Jeff Bezos said that he would be joined by Wally Funk, an 82-year-old woman pilot. Then, a few hours later, Virgin Galactic made their announcement. Amazon, Virgin, and SpaceX have been in the forefront of commercialising space flight in general.


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