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Class Sub-Class Type of recordsort descending Performance Date Claimant Status Region ID
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surface with or without maneuvres of the aerospacecraft 102.9 km 29 Sep 2004 Michael W. Melvill (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9859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-3 Altitude above the earth's surface with or without maneuvres of the aerospacecraft 377 668,9 km Frank Borman (USA) ratified - current record World 19151
Space records P-1 Length travelled along the trajectory from lift-off to touch down 46,27 km 29 Sep 2004 Michael W. Melvill (USA) ratified - current record World 9861
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 P-1 Minimum time between two consecutive flights in a reusable vehicle 4 d 23 h 15 min 9 sec 04 Oct 2004 Brian Binnie (USA) ratified - current record World 9882
Space records K-3 Accumulated extravehicular duration on the surface of the celestial body by an astronaut 18 h 18 min 26 sec 07 Aug 1971 David R. Scott (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10289
Space records K-3 Greatest mass lifted into Lunar Orbit from Earth 34 593 kg 07 Aug 1971 David R. Scott (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10292
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Distance covered on foot on the surface of the celestial body 1 454 m 09 Feb 1971 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10308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-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surface of the celestial body by all crew members 17 h 33 min 29 sec 09 Feb 1971 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10309
Space records K-2 Distance travelled in group flight (but not linked) 558 072 km Frank Borman (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 10313
Space records P_Absolute Altitude reached above the Earth's surface 573,670 km 12 Sep 1991 Sts-48 Crew (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 16916
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-3 Accumulated extravehicular duration on the surface of the celestial body 14 h 2 min 25 sec Team/Crew ratified - current record World 19150
Space records K-2 Total Time in Space 49 d 03 h 38 min 35 sec 22 Jun 1973 Charles Conrad Jr. (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9521
Space records K-2 Total Time in Space 59 d 11 h 09 min 04 sec 25 Sep 1973 Alan LaVern Bean (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9761

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