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Class Sub-Classsort descending Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Region ID
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 28 429 kg 13 Mar 1969 James A. Mcdivitt (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9432
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 3 325 957 km 19 Jun 1963 Valery Fiodorovich Bikovsky (URS) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 9353
Space records K-1 Altitude 186,307 km 05 May 1961 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 9519
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 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 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 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-1 Duration 24 min 10 sec 29 Sep 2004 Michael W. Melvill (USA) ratified - current record World 9858
Space records P-1 Altitude above the earth's surface with or without maneuvres of the aerospacecraft 102.9 km 29 Sep 2004 Michael W. Melvill (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9859
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 P-1 Number of people in suborbital flight 1 29 Sep 2004 Michael W. Melvill (USA) ratified - current record World 9862
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 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Space records P_Absolute Duration 13 d 19 h 30 min 4 sec 09 Jul 1992 Sts-50 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 16917
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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