NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hay International Space Station Until March, he gave him a record space flight.
Predicted mission extensions before Vandehei was suddenly launched in April show that veteran astronauts live and work in orbiting laboratories for about 353 days. Tweet Astronaut posted on Tuesday (September 14th).It will break the existing record of the longest single space flight by American astronauts: 340 days, currently held by Scott kelly..
“Honestly, it’s exciting.” Van Dehei said in a video clip Taken at the space station.
“I think every astronaut is essentially an explorer,” he added. “As a human being, I look forward to understanding how it feels to do something like this.”
In the video, Vandehei is an important way for scientists to begin to understand how the human body withstands the long space flights needed to visit deep space destinations such as: He explains that he is considering a long-term stay. Mars..
Visits to the space station usually last about six and a half months. A round trip to Mars will probably take about two years, According to NASA..
“Thanks to Mark, @ NASA’s dedication and research to prepare humanity for Artemis’ mission to the Moon and later to Mars!” NASA administrator Bill Nelson wrote in. Tweet Congratulations on the extension of the astronaut’s mission.
The announcement came three weeks after NASA postponed EVA due to medical problems and later revealed to be a nerve pinched in Van Dehei’s neck.Van Dehei who was originally scheduled to participate sortie, Akihiko Hoshide of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has been replaced by Astronaut. Vandehei supported activities from within the space station.
But as Vande Hay revealed in a video statement, the extension of the mission is not surprising. “My family was encouraged by this, I was encouraged by this, that’s what we expected,” he said, he meditates every day, and almost every day with his family. Talk, long space flight.
A long stay is possible due to the short flight that NASA’s Russian counterpart Roscosmos will launch next month. On October 5, veteran astronauts, actors and directors board Soyuz capsules and spend about two weeks in orbiting laboratories. Filming a movie Called a “challenge”. These two passengers effectively fill the seats of Vandehei and the Russian crew, Pyotrdubrov. Pyotrdublov will also remain in orbit until March.
“Challenge” flights have been in the book even before Vandehei publicly obtained seat allocations. NASA Concerns Delay in Boeing Problem Starliner Crew Capsule Program Arranged to Add Van Dehei to Soyuz The vehicle was launched in April and announced its flight just one month before its launch.
In the extension of the mission, you’ll see Vandehei jump to the front of NASA’s long-flying veteran, but astronauts rest in the glory it might bring to him, not the record about him. He said he didn’t expect it.
“I don’t think it’s a record I can even attribute to me. It’s a record I’ll attribute to our space program,” Vande Hay said. “I hope this record will be broken, and it will be a further success for our space program.”
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NASA astronauts stay in space for a record 353-day mission
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