August 2021 \ Diaspora News \ DIASPORA—US?INDIAN IN SPACE
Richard Branson carries SirishaBandla on shoulders

Andhra Pradesh-born SirishaBandla in August touched the edge ...

Mr Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy

She is the third Indian American in space after Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Pandya Williams and the fourth person of Indian descent—the first being Rakesh Sharma, who flew on a Soviet spacecraft.