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Sport Subclass Type of recordsort descending Performance Date Claimant Status ID
Space records P_Absolute Altitude 503.83 km 13 Apr 1984 Sts-13 Crew (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code 16919
Space records K-1 Altitude 186.307 km 05 May 1961 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - current record 9519
Space records P_Absolute Altitude 325.643 km 04 Jul 1982 Sts-4 Crew (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code 16918
Space records K_Absolute Altitude 377 668 km 27 Dec 1968 Frank Borman (USA) ratified - superseded since approved 2317

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