NASA Astronaut Vande Hei Sets U.S. Human Spaceflight Record

NASA astronauts Kayla Barron and Raja Chari conduct a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on March 15.
Credit: NASA TV
HOUSTON–NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei set a new record for the longest single spaceflight by an American on March 15 while aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Vande Hei broke the previous U.S. record of 340 days set by now-retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly in 2015-16. Kelly returned to...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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