NASA Astronaut to Break Record on 353-Day Mission Written 15 September 2021


Astronaut Mark Vande Hei pictured outside of the space station during a 2017 spacewalk.; NASA

SPACE reports that NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei will remain on the ISS until March, setting a new 353-day-long record for a spaceflight by an American astronaut. The prior record was held by Scott Kelly for a 340-day flight.
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