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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Space records K_Absolute Absolute distance Precision landing: 6,21 km 21 Jul 1966 John Watts Young (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10285
Space records K_Absolute Assembled mass of spaceships linked in flight 367 964 kg 25 Mar 2008 STS-123 and ISS 16 1J/A (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 15004
Space records K_Absolute Assembled mass of spaceships linked in flight 209 000 kg 04 Jul 1995 Sts-71, Mir 18 & Mir 19 Crew Members (-i-) ratified - superseded since approved World 2771
Space records P-2 Altitude in para-circular orbit 320,24 km 18 Jun 1983 Sts-7 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1541
Space records K_Absolute Distance travelled 92 941 650 km 02 Nov 1978 Vladimir Kovalyonok (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9446
Space records K_Absolute Accumulated space flight time 44 d 13 h 38 min 35 sec 22 Jun 1973 Charles Conrad Jr. (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9563
Space records K-3 Extravehicular duration on the surface of the celestial body by an astronaut 2 h 31 min 40 sec 21 Jul 1969 Neil A. Armstrong (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2322
Space records K-2 Duration 70 h 40 min 48 sec 19 Jun 1963 Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - current record World 9331
Space records K_Absolute Total duration of flight of spaceships while linked 10 d 21 h 52 min 15 sec 07 Nov 2007 Sts-120 And Iss 16 Crews Members (-i-) ratified - superseded since approved World 14856
Space records P-2 Duration 13 d 19 h 30 min 04 sec 09 Jul 1992 Sts-50 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1530
Space records P-2 Altitude in para-circular orbit 321,19 km 04 Jul 1982 Sts-4 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1533
Space records K-2 Altitude while linked 237 km 24 Jul 1975 Thomas P. Stafford (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9567
Space records K-3 Duration of stay on the surface of the celestial body 71 h 02 min 13 sec 23 Apr 1972 John Watts Young (USA) ratified - current record World 2303
Space records K-3 Duration of stay in orbit around a celestial body 20 h 06 min 48 sec 27 Dec 1968 Frank Borman (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2315
Space records K-1 Altitude 186,307 km 05 May 1961 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 9519
Space records P-1 Number of people in suborbital flight 1 29 Sep 2004 Michael W. Melvill (USA) ratified - current record World 9862
Space records K-2 Duration 365 d 22 h 39 min 47 sec 21 Dec 1988 Vladimir Georgevich Titov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9806
Space records P-2 Greatest mass lifted to greatest altitude 2 117.4 kg 14 Apr 1981 Sts-1 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9248
Space records K_Absolute Absolute distance 55 474 039 km 08 Feb 1974 Gerald P. Carr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9924
Space records K-2 Duration 424 h 58 min 55 sec 19 Jun 1970 Andryan Grigoryevich Nikolaev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9433
Space records K-2 Duration 330 hr 35 min 18 Dec 1965 Frank Borman (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9339
Space records K_Absolute Total duration of flight of spaceships while linked 4 d 22 h 09 min 04 Jul 1995 Sts-71, Mir 18 & Mir 19 Crew Members (-i-) ratified - superseded since approved World 2772
Space records P-2 Duration 6 d 02 h 23 min 59 sec 18 Jun 1983 Sts-7 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1542
Space records K-2 Duration 139 d 14 h 47 min 32 sec 02 Nov 1978 Vladimir Kovalyonok (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9447
Space records K-2 Distance travelled while linked 18 059 391 km 22 Jun 1973 Charles Conrad (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9580
Space records K-3 Duration of stay in orbit around a celestial body 59 h 27 min 50 sec 21 Jul 1969 Michael Collins (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2323
Space records K-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 231,1 km 19 Jun 1963 Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - current record World 9332
Space records K_Absolute Assembled mass of spaceships linked in flight 342 622,5 kg 22 Aug 2007 Sts-118 And Iss 13.a.1. Crews Members (-i-) ratified - superseded since approved World 14790
Space records P_Absolute Duration 13 d 19 h 30 min 4 sec 09 Jul 1992 Sts-50 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 16917
Space records P-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 325,643 km 04 Jul 1982 Sts-4 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9842
Space records K-2 Assembled mass of spaceships linked in flight 20 977 kg 24 Jul 1975 Thomas P. Stafford (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9568
Space records K-3 Duration extravehicular stay on surface of Moon or Planet 39 h 47 min 03 sec 23 Apr 1972 John W. Young (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 17099
Space records K-3 Duration of a complete mission to a celestial body with return 147 h 00 min 42 sec 27 Dec 1968 Frank Borman (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2316
Space records K-1 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 1 832,51 kg 05 May 1961 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 9520
Space records K_Absolute Assembled mass of spaceships linked in flight 264 432,8 kg 18 Oct 2002 Sts-112 And Iss Crews (-i-) ratified - superseded since approved World 7541
Space records K_Absolute Extravehicular duration in space 5 h 52 min 09 Dec 1988 Jean-Loup Chretien (FRA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9807
Space records K_Absolute Duration 54 h 20 min 52 sec 14 Apr 1981 Sts-1 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9249
Space records K_Absolute Duration 59 d 11 h 09 min 29 sec 25 Sep 1973 Alan L. Bean (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9440
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 11 880 027 km 19 Jun 1970 Andryan Grigoryevich Nikolaev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9434
Space records K-2 Duration in group flight (but not linked) 20 h 02 min 39 sec 18 Dec 1965 Walter M. Schirra (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9341
Space records K_Absolute Maximum altitude while linked 416 km 04 Jul 1995 Sts-71, Mir 18 & Mir 19 Crew Members (-i-) ratified - current record World 2773
Space records P-2 Greatest mass lifted to greatest altitude 20 477 kg to 291 731 km 09 Apr 1983 Sts-6 (USA) ratified - current record World 9838
Space records K-2 Distance travelled while linked 92 110 720 km 02 Nov 1978 Vladimir Kovalyonok (URS) ratified - current record World 9448
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 7 428 kg 22 Jun 1973 Charles Conrad Jr. (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9725
Space records K-3 Greatest mass landed on the celestial body 7 326,9 kg 20 Jul 1969 Neil A. Armstrong (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2320
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 1 970 990 km 19 Jun 1963 Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 9333
Space records K_Absolute Assembled mass of spaceships linked in flight 322 624 kg 11 Dec 2006 Sts-116 And Iss 12 Crews Members (-i-) ratified - superseded since approved World 14373
Space records K_Absolute Extravehicular duration in space 8 h 20 min 13 May 1992 Sts-49 Crew (USA) ratified - current record World 9819
Space records P_Absolute Altitude 325,643 km 04 Jul 1982 Sts-4 Crew (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 16918
Space records K-2 Distance travelled while linked 1 309 974 km 24 Jul 1975 Thomas P. Stafford (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9584

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