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Gennady Padalka

Gennady Padalka

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 06/21/1958
  • First Flight: 08/13/1998
  • Last Flight: 03/27/2015


Gennady Padalka, a Russian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 5 space flights and engaging in 10 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Gennady Ivanovich Padalka (Russian: Гeннадий Иванович Падалка; born 21 June 1958 in Krasnodar, Russia) is a Russian Air Force officer and an RKA cosmonaut. Padalka currently has the world record for the most time spent in space, having spent 879 days in space, more than any other person. He worked on both Mir and the International Space Station.

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