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Russian Breaks Record for Most Time in Space

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev on Tuesday broke the record for the most time spent in space.

Krikalev, who is scheduled to remain aboard the International Space Station until October, passed the previous record of 747 days, 14 hours, held by fellow Russian Sergei Avdeyev. Krikalev’s 20-year career has included stints on the Soviet Mir space station, U.S. space shuttle and Russian Soyuz spacecraft.


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