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Gennady Padalka

1958 - Today

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Gennady Ivanovich Padalka (Russian: Гeннадий Иванович Падалка; born 21 June 1958 in Krasnodar, Soviet Union) is a Russian Air Force officer and a Roscosmos cosmonaut. Padalka currently holds the world record for the most time spent in space, at 879 days. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gennady Padalka has received more than 344,982 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Gennady Padalka is the 90th most popular astronaut (up from 124th in 2019), the 1,082nd most popular biography from Russia (up from 1,215th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Russian Astronaut.

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  • 2.70

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Among astronauts, Gennady Padalka ranks 90 out of 524Before him are Scott Carpenter, Yuri Artyukhin, Anatoly Berezovoy, Pyotr Klimuk, Stuart Roosa, and Alfred Worden. After him are Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov, Walter Cunningham, Ulf Merbold, Vladimir Lyakhov, Nikolay Rukavishnikov, and Sunita Williams.

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Among people born in 1958, Gennady Padalka ranks 102Before him are Sergey Sobyanin, Eric Singer, Tita, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, Jennifer Tilly, and Fish. After him are Nancy Spungen, Colm Feore, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Domenico Dolce, Dragan Đokanović, and Didier Reynders.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Gennady Padalka ranks 1,082 out of 3,262Before him are Vladimir Sorokin (1955), Ivan Tyulenev (1892), Boris Polevoy (1908), Aleksei Yuryevich German (1938), Pyotr Saltykov (1698), and Nikita Simonyan (1926). After him are Pavel Yablochkov (1847), Pavel Postyshev (1887), Nikolai Iudovich Ivanov (1851), Denis Davydov (1784), Erkki Melartin (1875), and Carl Jaenisch (1813).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Russia

Among astronauts born in Russia, Gennady Padalka ranks 24Before him are Yevgeny Khrunov (1933), Konstantin Feoktistov (1926), Yury Romanenko (1944), Georgy Grechko (1931), Yuri Artyukhin (1930), and Anatoly Berezovoy (1942). After him are Nikolay Rukavishnikov (1932), Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov (1933), Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov (1943), Aleksandr Ivanchenkov (1940), Tatyana Kuznetsova (1941), and Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov (1947).