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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performancesort ascending Date Claimant Status Region ID
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 2 639 600 km Andryan Grigoryevich Nikolaev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9351
Space records K_Absolute Extravehicular duration in space 2 h 31 min 40 sec Neil A. Armstrong (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2324
Space records P-2 Duration 2 d 6 h 20 min 52 sec 14 Apr 1981 Sts-1 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9244
Space records K-3 Extravehicular duration on the surface of the celestial body by an astronaut 2 h 31 min 40 sec Neil A. Armstrong (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2322
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Space records K-2 Distance travelled while linked 1 309 974 km 24 Jul 1975 Thomas P. Stafford (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9584
Space records K-2 Distance travelled while linked 1 488 320 km 24 Jul 1975 Thomas P. Stafford (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9585
Space records K_Absolute Absolute distance 1 508 202 km 14 Apr 1981 Sts-1 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9252
Space records K-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 1 369 km Charles Conrad Jr. (USA) ratified - current record World 9537
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 K-3 Distance covered on foot on the surface of the celestial body 1 454 m 09 Feb 1971 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10308
Space records K-1 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 1 832,51 kg Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 9520
Space records P-2 Distance travelled 1 508 202 km 14 Apr 1981 Sts-1 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9247
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 1 970 990 km Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 9333
Space records K-2 Duration 1 h 48 min Yuri Alexeevitch Gagarine (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9326
Space records K_Absolute Absolute distance Precision landing: 6,21 km John Watts Young (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10285

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