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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performancesort ascending Date Claimant Status Region ID
Space records K-2 Distance travelled while linked 1 309 974 km 24 Jul 1975 Thomas P. Stafford (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9584
Space records K-2 Duration 1 h 48 min 12 Apr 1961 Yuri Alexeevitch Gagarine (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9326
Space records K_Absolute Absolute distance Precision landing: 6,21 km 21 Jul 1966 John Watts Young (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10285
Space records K_Absolute Accumulated space flight time 17 Apr 1970 James A. Lovell (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9734

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