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Class Sub-Class Type of recordsort ascending Performance Date Claimant Status Region ID
Space records P-2 Duration 6 d 02 h 23 min 59 sec 18 Jun 1983 Sts-7 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 1542
Space records K-2 Duration 139 d 14 h 47 min 32 sec 02 Nov 1978 Vladimir Kovalyonok (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9447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 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Space records K_Absolute Altitude 377 668,9 km 27 Dec 1968 Frank Borman (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2317
Space records P_Absolute Altitude 503,83 km 13 Apr 1984 Sts-13 Crew (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 16919
Space records K-1 Altitude 186,307 km 05 May 1961 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 9519

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