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Longest Spaceflight by a Woman

  • Category
    Miscellaneous
  • Published
    20th Feb, 2020

Christina Koch, a US astronaut set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, breaking the old mark of 288 days with about two months left in her mission.

Context

  • Christina Koch, a US astronaut set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, breaking the old mark of 288 days with about two months left in her mission.
  • The US record for longest space flight is 340 days set by Scott Kelly in 2015-2016.
  • The world record is 15 months set in the 1990s by a Russian cosmonaut aboard the former Mir space station.
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