Anousheh Ansari

Anousheh Ansari

Nationality Iranian

Date Of Birth 1966-09-12

Status Retired

Type Non-Astronaut Passenger

Astronaut Biography

Anousheh Ansari (born September 12, 1966) is an Iranian-American engineer. On September 18, 2006, a few days after her 40th birthday, she became the first Iranian in space. Ansari was the fourth overall self-funded space tourist, and the first self-funded woman to fly to the International Space Station.

Anousheh Ansari's Launches

Soyuz-FG | Soyuz TMA-9

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
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