FAI Astronautic Records Commission (ICARE)

Sts-1 Crew (USA)

Status 
ratified - superseded since approved
Zone 
World
Class 
Astronau (Space records)
Sub-Class 
P-2 (Orbital missions)
Group 
General category
Type of record 
Altitude in elliptical orbit
Performance 
272,2 km
Date 
14 Apr 1981
Course / Location 
NASA Kennedy Space Center, FL (USA) to Edwards AFB, CA (USA)
Claimant 
Sts-1 Crew (USA)
Crew 
John W. YOUNG (Commander) and Robert L. CRIPPEN (Pilot)
Aircraft 
Space Shuttle Orbiter vehicle n°102 "Columbia"
Aircraft manufacturer 
NASA