What is the longest time that a human has been in space?

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The record for the longest time spent by any woman in space is held by American astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson (1960-), who has spent just over 376 days in space. The longest single continuous stay in space by a woman was 195 days. This was achieved by American astronaut Sunita Williams (1965-) from December 2006 to June 2007, aboard the International Space Station.


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