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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Date Claimant Statussort ascending Region ID
Space records K_Absolute Distance travelled 1 508 202 km 14 Apr 1981 Sts-1 Crew (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9252
Space records K_Absolute Accumulated space flight time 69 d 15 h 45 min 29 sec 25 Sep 1973 Alan L. Bean (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9761
Space records K-3 Duration of stay in orbit around a celestial body 88 h 56 min 01 sec 21 Nov 1969 Richard F. Gordon (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2312
Space records K-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 497,7 km 19 Mar 1965 Pavel Ivanovich Beliaev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9335
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 92 941 650 km 02 Nov 1978 Vladimir Kovalyonok (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9799
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 28 429 kg 13 Mar 1969 James A. Mcdivitt (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9432

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