To the commander of the cosmonaut corps of the State Corporation for Space Activities «Roscosmos», pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of Turkmenistan O.D. Kononenko Dear Oleg Dmitriyevich!

5 February 2024


On behalf of the head of state, in his person on behalf of the people of Turkmenistan and on my own behalf, I congratulate you on your great achievement - the world record for the total stay in the Earth’s space orbit.

Truly, spending a total of one thousand days in near-Earth space is an example of courage and heroism, a symbol of devotion and selfless service to the cause of all humanity.

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