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Class Sub-Class Type of recordsort descending Performance Date Claimant Status Region ID
Space records K-2 Distance travelled in group flight (but not linked) 558 072 km 10 Apr 1967 Frank Borman (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10313
Space records P_Absolute Altitude reached above the Earth's surface 573,670 km 12 Sep 1991 Sts-48 Crew (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 16916
Space records K-3 Greatest mass lifted to lunar or planetary orbit from the lunar or planetary surface 4 965,5 kg 24 Apr 1972 John W. Young (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 17098
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

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