The record for the stay in orbit, Gennady Padalka has decided to leave the cosmonaut
It is noted that in the cosmonaut training Center do not see much of the tragedy in leaving Padalka, as this year was declared the new set.
MOSCOW, April 22. /TASS/. Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, which is the record for total length of space flight, wrote a letter of dismissal from the cosmonaut corps, told TASS head of the cosmonaut training Center Yuri Lonchakov.
According to him, the CPC do not see a great tragedy in leaving Padalka, as this year was declared the new set, in addition, the detachment of many of the astronauts have not flown in space.
To review Padalka TASS has not yet succeeded.