SPACEFLIGHT STATISTICS

TOTAL TIME SPENT  IN SPACE
29,000

Space travelers have spent over 29,000 person-days (or a cumulative total of over 77 years) in space including over 100 person-days of spacewalks. Of the 29,000 person-days spent in space, 32 Astronauts have made 5 or more trips including two Astronauts, Franklin Chang-Diaz and Jerry Ross having made 7 trips past the Kármán line


As of November 6, 2013, a total of 536 people from 38 countries have gone into space according to the FAI guideline. Of the 536, three people completed only a sub-orbital flight, 533 people reached Earth orbit, 24 traveled beyond low Earth orbit and 12 walked on the Moon.

TOTAL NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN IN EARTH ORBIT
536


MOST TOTAL TIME IN SPACE
879

Gennady Padalka, who has spent 879 days in space over 5 missions, became the man who spent the most time in space when he surpassed, on 28 June 2015, the record of Sergei Krikalev who spent 803 days, 9 hours and 39 minutes, or 2.2 years in space over the span of six spaceflights on Soyuz, the Space Shuttle, Mir, and the International Space Station.