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Gennady Padalka

(Jun 21, 1958)

Cosmonaut 381

Cosmonaut of Russia 87

EVA cosmonaut 115

EVA cosmonaut of Russia 44

Spaceflights 5

EVAs 10


Spaceflights

No. Launch OrbiterDuration
1st Apr 07, 2007 Soyuz ТМ-28 - Mir 198 d 16 h 31 m 19 s (4768 h 31 m 19 s)
2nd Apr 19, 2004 Soyuz ТМА-04 - ISS-9 187 d 21 h 16 m 59 s (4509 h 16 m 59 s)
3rd Mar 26, 2009 Soyuz ТМА-14 - ISS-19 198 d 16 h 42 m 22 s (4768 h 42 m 22 s)
4th May 15, 2012 Soyuz ТМА-04М - ISS-31/32 124 d 23 h 51 m 30 s (2999 h 51 m 30 s)
5th Mar 27, 2015 Soyuz ТМА-16М - ISS-43/44 168 d 5 h 8 m 39 s (4037 h 8 m 39 s)
Cumulative time: 878 d 11 h 30 m 49 s (21083 h 30 m 49 s)

EVAs

No. Date OrbiterDuration
1st Sep 15, 1998 Mir0 h 30 m
2nd Nov 10, 1998 Mir5 h 50 m
3rd Jun 24, 2004 ISS Russia0 h 14 m
4th Jun 30, 2004 ISS Russia5 h 40 m
5th Aug 03, 2004 ISS Russia4 h 30 m
6th Sep 03, 2004 ISS Russia5 h 21 m
7th Jun 05, 2009 ISS Russia4 h 54 m
8th Jun 10, 2009 ISS Russia0 h 12 m
9th Aug 20, 2012 ISS Russia5 h 51 m
10th Aug 10, 2015 ISS Russia5 h 31 m
Cumulative time: 38 h 33 m

In the cosmonaut group Gennady Padalka was selected in 1989.
On the first flight Padalka set off on August 13, 1998 on the Soyuz TM-28. On August 13, Soyuz TM-28 docked with the Mir station. As part of the twenty-sixth expedition Mir station Padalka spent in space 198 days 16 hours 31 minutes. The second flight took place from April 19, 2004 to October 24, 2004 on the Soyuz TMA-4 and as part of the the ninth expedition of the ISS. The duration of the second flight was 187 days 21 hours 17 minutes. The third flight took place from March 26, 2009 to October 11, 2009 on the Soyuz TMA-14 and as part of the nineteenth expedition ISS. The duration of the third flight was 198 days 16 hours 43 minutes. The fourth flight took place from May 15, 20012 to September 17, 20012 on the Soyuz TMA-04M and as part of the thirty-first and thirty-second expeditions of the ISS. The duration of the fourth flight was 124 days 23 hours and 52 minutes.
In his fifth space flight, Gennady Padalka set off on March 27, 2015 on the Soyuz TMA-16M. After docking the Soyuz TMA-16M with the ISS, Padalka became a flight engineer for the forty-third ISS crew. On June 10, Gennady Padalka was the commander of the forty-fourth ISS crew.
On June 28, 2015, three months after the start of his fifth flight, Gennady Padalka surpassed the total time in space of Sergey Krikalev 803 days 9 hours 39 minutes. For more than two years in space, Padalka is more than 12000 times circled the Earth.
In total, Gennady Padalka made 10 spacewalks, the total duration of 38 hours 33 minutes.
In the continuation of the twentieth sixth expedition of Mir station Gennady Padalka, together with Sergey Avdeev twice went out into space. The first EVA - September 15, 1998 - the duration of the EVA: 30 minutes. Second EVA - November 11, 1998 Duration: 5 hours 50 minutes.
In the continuation of the ninth expedition of the ISS, Gennady Padalka, together with Michael Finck four times went out into open space. The first EVA - June 24, 2004 - the duration of the EVA: 14 minutes 22 seconds. The second EVA - June 29, 2004, the duration: 5 hours 40 minutes. The third EVA on August 3, 2004. the duration: 4 hours 30 minutes. The fourth EVA on September 3, 2004. Duration: 5 hours 21 minutes.
In the continuation of the twentieth expedition on the ISS, Gennady Padalka, together with Michael Barrath twice went out into space. The first EVA - June 5, 2009 - the duration of the EVA: 4 hours 54 minutes. The second EVA on June 10, 2009, the duration 12 minutes.
In the continuation of the thirty-second expedition on the ISS, Gennady Padalka together with Yuri Malenchenko made one EVA. The EVA took place on August 20, 2012 Duration: 5 hours 51 minutes.

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Gennady Padalka.

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Gennady Padalka floats in the Destiny laboratory of the ISS.

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Gennady Padalka in outer space.


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