Just before a 15th anniversary of continual tellurian participation on a International Space Station on Nov. 2, 2015, U.S. wanderer and commander of a stream Expedition 45 crew, Scott Kelly, is breaking spaceflight records. On Friday, Oct. 16, Kelly starts his 383rd day vital in space, leading U.S. wanderer Mike Fincke’s record of 382 accumulative days. Kelly will mangle another record Oct. 29 on his 216th uninterrupted day in space, when he will transcend wanderer Michael Lopez-Alegria’s record for a single-longest spaceflight by an American. Lopez-Alegria spent 215 days in space as commander of a Expedition 14 organisation in 2006.
In this Jul 12 photograph, Kelly is seen inside a Cupola, a special procedure that provides a 360-degree observation of a Earth and a space station. On any additional day he spends in circuit as partial of his one-year mission, Kelly will supplement to his record and to a bargain of a effects of long-duration spaceflight.
Kelly is scheduled to lapse to Earth on Mar 3, 2016, by that time he will have gathered 522 sum days vital in space during 4 missions.