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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Space records K-2 Distance travelled while linked 1 309 974 km 24 Jul 1975 Thomas P. Stafford (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9584
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Space records K_Absolute Altitude 377 668 km 27 Dec 1968 Frank Borman (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2317
Space records K-2 Duration 1 h 48 min 12 Apr 1961 Yuri Alexeevitch Gagarine (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9326

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