One year in space: NASA's record-breaking mission is underway
Expedition 43 has successfully left the Earth. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka are on their way to the International Space Station, and each one of them is embarking on a record-setting journey.
Kelly and Kornienko’s 340-day stay will be the longest amount of time anyone has spent aboard the ISS, breaking the previous record of seven months set back in 2007. And when Kelly lands in March of next year, he will have spent a total of 522 days in space throughout his career — a new NASA record.
Padalka will break the all-time record for total time spent in space
The world (or, more accurately, off-world) record for total days in space is is held by Sergei Krikalev, who has spent more…
Source:: The Verge