Muralidhar Bandla and Anuradha Bandla are the parents of Sirisha Bandla, the 2nd Indian-born woman to fly to space.
Sirisha is already on the hype in today’s date. We don’t need to explain, who is she? She was the second Indian-born woman to fly to space this year after Kalpana Chawla. She is a part of Virgin Galactic’s first fully crewed flight test on Sunday, July 11, 2021.
Born to Indian parents, Muralidhar and Anuradha Bandla, Sirisha was grown up in an educated family background. Six other space travelers will be there in the spacecraft.
According to India, Sirisha studied aeronautical engineering at Purdue University and also, holds an MBA degree from Georgetown University. Since childhood, she dreamed to become an astronaut.
Let us explore Sirisha’s parent’s details below in these paragraphs.
Meet Sirisha Father Muralidhar Bandla
Sirisha Bandla’s father, Muralidhar Bandla is a scholar and highly graduate personality.
Talking about his queslification, Dr. Muralidhar received his BS in Agronomy and MS in Mycology & Plant Pathology from India. Later on, he earned a Ph.D. degree in plant virology from Oklahoma State University in 1996.
Currently, he works as an area director and regional manager at USDA (APHIS) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service since 2016.
According to his LinkedIn profile, he also serves as an associate Deputy administrator at USDA since 2012.
You can have a look at his LinkedIn page to know more about his work experiences and past career details.
Nevertheless, he is also a member of Senior Executive Services, United States Government.
Who is Her Mother Anuradha Bandla?
Sirisha’s mother, Anuradha Bandla also works in the US government based on some online sites.
Sirisha Bandla daughter of Dr. Muralidhar Bandla and Anuradha Bandla is going into space on July11th, 9 am.
We are all proud of you, Sirisha!
Congratulations! We are all really proud of you !💐💐💐 pic.twitter.com/L615JQD3lV
— BANDLA GANESH. (@ganeshbandla) July 2, 2021
They have already settled down in the US. No doubt, they are living a wealthy life in Riverdale, US.
Regarding her nationality, Anuradha and her family reside in East Riverdale. Thus her nationality is American. Likewise, she belongs to mixed ethnicity.
Muralidhar and Anuradha Bandla have two daughters together. Both of them resemble their parent’s talents and knowledge.
We don’t have enough details about Sirisha’s mother details in the media. We’ll let you know once the information is available online.
Moving on to her age, Sirisha’s age is 34 years old as of 2021, according to Stars Unfolded.