Cosmonaut breaks most days in space record

Posted on Thursday, August 18 2005 @ 0:41 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The 46 year old Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev set a new record on Tuesday for most days spent in space. During his 20-year career he has spend more than 784 days in space.
Krikalev, scheduled to remain aboard the International Space Station (ISS) until October, beat the previous record of 747 days 14 hours 14 minutes and 11 seconds held by fellow Russian Sergei Avdeyev, mission control said.
Source: Reuters

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