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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Regionsort descending ID
Space records K-3 Duration of stay in orbit around a celestial body 20 h 06 min 48 sec Frank Borman (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2315
Space records K-1 Altitude 186,307 km Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 9519
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surface with or without maneuvres of the aerospacecraft 102.9 km 29 Sep 2004 Michael W. Melvill (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9859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 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Space records P-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 96 450,3 kg 14 Apr 1981 Sts-1 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9246
Space records K-2 Total duration of flight of spaceships while linked 83 d 12 h 32 min 12 sec 08 Feb 1974 Gerald P. Carr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9445
Space records K-3 Total extravehicular duration on the surface of the celestial body by all crew members 17 h 33 min 29 sec 09 Feb 1971 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10309
Space records K-2 Duration 330 hr 35 min Frank Borman (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9339
Space records K_Absolute Extravehicular duration in space 7 d 37 min 52 sec Charles Conrad Jr. (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 19148
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Space records K_Absolute Duration 10 d 7 h 47 min 24 sec 08 Dec 1983 Sts-9 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9832
Space records K_Absolute Accumulated space flight time 177 d 01 h 20 min 21 sec 16 Aug 1979 Valery V. Ryumin (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9797
Space records K-2 Total duration of flight of spaceships while linked 27 d 06 h 48 min 7 sec 22 Jun 1973 Charles Conrad Jr. (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9562
Space records K-3 Duration of stay in orbit around a celestial body 59 h 27 min 50 sec Michael Collins (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2323
Space records K-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 231,1 km Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - current record World 9332
Space records K_Absolute Duration 28 d 00 h 49 min 49 sec 22 Jun 1973 Charles Conrad Jr. (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9539

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