Anousheh AnsariStatus: Retired 9/12/1966 – Nationality: Iranian Type: Non-Astronaut Passenger First Flight: 9/18/2006 Last Flight: 9/18/2006Anousheh 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.LaunchesSoyuz-FG | Soyuz TMA-9United Launch AllianceType: Commercial Abbreviation: ULA Administration: CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Launchers: Atlas | Delta IV | Vulcan Spacecraft: CST-100 Starliner Country: USAUnited Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.