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Russian cosmonaut sets world record for total stay in space

05 февраля 2024

Russian cosmonaut sets world record for total stay in space

Russian cosmonaut, commander of the Roscosmos cosmonaut detachment and TASS special correspondent on the International Space Station (ISS) Oleg Kononenko set a world record for total stay in space. This is reported by TASS.

 

"On February 4, at 11:30:08 Moscow time, Kononenko exceeded the achievement of Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, who spent a total of 878 days 11 hours 29 minutes 48 seconds in space during five missions (from 1998 to 2015)," the message says.

 

It is noted that the cosmonaut is making the fifth flight in his career. At the same time, according to the publication, it is expected that on June 5, the commander of the cosmonaut detachment will become the first person to spend a total of one thousand days in near-Earth space.

 

It is also known that in June, the TASS special correspondent will celebrate its 60th anniversary in outer space. "At the end of the annual expedition, his total flight time will be 1,110 days," the journalists specify.

 

Source: Lenta.ru