(Валерий Владимирович Поляков)
(Apr 27, 1942)
Cosmonaut of the USSR 66
|1st||Aug 29, 1988||Soyuz ТМ-6 - Mir - Soyuz ТМ-7||240 d 22 h 34 m 47 s (5782 h 34 m 47 s)|
|2nd||Jan 08, 1994||Soyuz ТМ-18 - Mir - Soyuz ТМ-20||437 d 17 h 58 m 31 s (10505 h 58 m 31 s)|
|Cumulative time:||678 d 16 h 33 m 18 s (16288 h 33 m 18 s)|
Valery Polyakov made the longest space flight for more than 437 days. After returning from the second space flight, Valery Polyakov became the owner of a record length space flight and record total space flight time. Until Valery Polyakov summed up the long the flight was made Vladimir Titov and Musa Manarov - 365 d 22 h 40 m. Before Valery Polyakov a record of the total time belonged to Musa Manarov - 541 d 00 h 32 m. Record of Polyakov on the total duration stay in space in 1999 surpassed Sergey Avdeyev (for three flights) - 747d 14 h 12 m.
Valery Polyakov on Mir station.