The cosmonauts stayed outside the International Space Station for 8 hours 13 minutes, six minutes longer than Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazansky, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the Russian space agency Roscosmos' Mission Control Center in Korolyov near Moscow.
Misurkin dedicated his spacewalk to the Victory spacesuit art project created by Russian and US cancer patients, Alyona Kuzmenko, the president of the Unity Movement behind it, told Sputnik.
"Even if your enemy is a serious disease, even if it is a very powerful and terrible enemy like cancer, don’t be scared and don’t give up! Think only that the truth is on your side – you have a right to live. Fight steadily and you’ll win," Misurkin said in a comment to Sputnik.
However, the world record belongs to NASA astronauts Susan Helms and James Voss, who conducted an 8-hour and 56 minute spacewalk in 2001.