Anousheh Ansari

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Birthday
12, 1966
Birthplace
Iran
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Iran

About

Iranian-born engineer and co-founder of Telecom Technologies, Inc. She also traveled to the International Space Station, where she conducted several scientific experiments.

Before Fame

She studied engineering at both George Mason University and George Washington University.

Trivia

In 2006, she became her native country's first space tourist.

Family Life

She married Hamid Ansari in 1991. The couple settled in Plano, Texas.

Associated With

She co-wrote a memoir entitled My Dream of Stars with author and fellow engineer Homer Hickam.

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