NASA astronaut Frank Rubio has set a new U.S. single-flight endurance record of 371 days in space aboard the International Space Station, surpassing the previous record of 355 days. His stay in space is the first flight longer than a full year by an American astronaut, and he is now scheduled to return to Earth aboard a replacement Soyuz ferry ship on September 27. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine congratulated Rubio on his record-breaking flight, praising his dedication to exploration and discovery.
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