Sep 12, 2023

New single spaceflight record holder: NASA’s Frank Rubio

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Rubio has spent more than 355 days aboard the ISS and will spend more than a year aboard the space station before returning to Earth.

NASA astronaut Frank Rubio now holds the record for the American who has flown the longest space mission in US history.

Rubio broke the record yesterday, September 11, at 1:39 p.m. EDT (1739 GMT) aboard the International Space Station (ISS). He surpassed the 355 days, 3 hours and 45 minutes logged by NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei in 2022.

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