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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Status Region IDsort descending
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 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 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

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