Space record broken by Russian
The Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev has broken the
record for the most cumulative time in space - clocking up 748 days in
orbit on Tuesday.
He beat a previous record of 747 days, 14 hours, 14 minutes and 11 seconds held by fellow Russian Sergei Avdeyev.
Krikalev is the current commander of the International
Space Station (ISS) and is scheduled to stay on board the orbiting
platform until October.