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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Statussort descending Region ID
Space records K-2 Duration 437 d 17 h 58 min 17 sec 22 Mar 1995 Valeri V. Poliakov (RUS) ratified - current record World 2511
Space records K-3 Duration of a complete mission to a celestial body with return 301 h 51 min 57 sec 19 Dec 1972 Eugene A. Cernan (USA) ratified - current record World 2309
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 127 980 kg 27 Dec 1968 Frank Borman (USA) ratified - current record World 2319
Space records K_Absolute Duration 437 d 17 h 58 min 17 sec 22 Mar 1995 Valeri V. Poliakov (RUS) ratified - current record World 2512
Space records K-2 Total duration of flight of spaceships while linked 210 d 3 h 56 min 52 sec 10 Dec 1982 A. N. Beresovoy (URS) ratified - current record World 9535
Space records K-3 Duration of stay in orbit around a celestial body 147 h 41 min 13 sec 16 Dec 1972 Ronald E. Evans (USA) ratified - current record World 2308
Space records K_Absolute Assembled mass of spaceships linked in flight 515 085 kg 26 Feb 2011 STS-133 & ISS 26 (USA) ratified - current record World 16165
Space records P-1 Altitude above the earth's surface with or without maneuvres of the aerospacecraft 112,01 km 04 Oct 2004 Brian Binnie (USA) ratified - current record World 9881
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 6 575 kg 30 Oct 1968 Georgy Timofeevitch Beregovoi (URS) ratified - current record World 9431
Space records P-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 622,77 km 21 Feb 1997 Sts-82 Crew (USA) ratified - current record World 4227
Space records K-3 Extravehicular duration on the surface of the celestial body by an astronaut 21 h 31 min 44 sec 14 Dec 1972 Eugene A. Cernan (USA) ratified - current record World 2310
Space records P-1 Minimum time between two consecutive flights in a reusable vehicle 4 d 23 h 15 min 9 sec 04 Oct 2004 Brian Binnie (USA) ratified - current record World 9882
Space records K_Absolute Greatest mass lifted to altitude 114 969,8 kg 02 Aug 1991 Sts-43 Crew (USA) ratified - current record World 9836
Space records P-2 Altitude in para-circular orbit 623,64 km 21 Feb 1997 Sts-82 Crew (USA) ratified - current record World 4228
Space records K_Absolute Distance travelled 140 800 000 km 10 Dec 1982 A. N. Beresovoy (URS) ratified - current record World 9845
Space records P-1 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 1 439,8 kg 04 Oct 2004 Brian Binnie (USA) ratified - current record World 10434
Space records P-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 114 969,8 kg 02 Aug 1991 Sts-43 Crew (USA) ratified - current record World 9837
Space records P-2 Duration 17 d 15 h 53 min 17 sec 07 Dec 1996 Sts-80 Crew (USA) ratified - current record World 3915
Space records K-3 Distance covered on board a vehicle on the surface of the celestial body 7 370 m 13 Dec 1972 Eugene A. Cernan (USA) ratified - current record World 2307
Space records P-1 Duration 24 min 10 sec 29 Sep 2004 Michael W. Melvill (USA) ratified - current record World 9858
Space records K-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 1 369 km 15 Sep 1966 Charles Conrad (USA) ratified - current record World 9537
Space records K_Absolute Total duration of flight of spaceships while linked 11 d 20 h 35 min 25 Mar 2008 STS-123 and ISS 16 1J/A (USA) ratified - current record World 15002
Space records K_Absolute Extravehicular duration in space 6 h 9 min 59 sec 26 Jan 1991 Victor M. Afanasjev (URS) ratified - current record World 9813
Space records K_Absolute Accumulated space flight time 223 d 2 h 53 min 17 sec 26 Sep 1996 Shannon Lucid (USA) ratified - current record World 3681
Space records K_Absolute Accumulated space flight time 878 d 11 h 29 min 24 sec 12 Sep 2015 Gennady I Padalka (RUS) ratified - current record World 17803
Space records P-1 Length travelled along the trajectory from lift-off to touch down 46,27 km 29 Sep 2004 Michael W. Melvill (USA) ratified - current record World 9861
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-1 Altitude 186,307 km 05 May 1961 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 9519
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 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 Altitude in elliptical orbit 231,1 km 19 Jun 1963 Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - current record World 9332
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 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_Absolute Extravehicular duration in space 8 h 20 min 13 May 1992 Sts-49 Crew (USA) ratified - current record World 9819
Space records K-3 Greatest mass landed on the celestial body 8 257,6 kg 21 Apr 1972 John Watts Young (USA) ratified - current record World 2301
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 4 713 kg 19 Jun 1963 Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - current record World 9334
Space records K-2 Duration 169 d 05 h 21 min 20 sec 22 Mar 1995 Helena V. Kondakova (RUS) ratified - current record World 2510
Space records K-3 Duration of stay in orbit around a celestial body 61 h 34 min 39 sec 26 May 1969 Thomas P. Stafford (USA) ratified - current record World 2304
Space records K-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 327 km 12 Apr 1961 Yuri Alexeevitch Gagarine (URS) ratified - current record World 9327
Space records K_Absolute Extravehicular duration in space 8 h 20 min 13 May 1992 Sts-49 Crew (USA) ratified - current record World 9825
Space records K_Absolute Greatest mass lifted to altitude 127 980 kg 27 Dec 1968 Frank Borman (USA) ratified - current record World 2318
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_Absolute Extravehicular duration on the surface of the celestial body by an astronaut 21 h 31 min 44 sec 14 Dec 1972 Eugene A. Cernan (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 17105
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 P_Absolute Duration 14 d 17 h 54 min 50 sec 23 Jul 1994 Sts-65 Crew (-i-) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 16965
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
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

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