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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Datesort ascending Claimant Status Region ID
Space records K-3 Duration of stay in orbit around a celestial body 61 h 34 min 39 sec Thomas P. Stafford (USA) ratified - current record World 2304
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 4 713 kg Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - current record World 9334
Space records K_Absolute Greatest mass lifted to altitude 127 980 kg Frank Borman (USA) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 2318
Space records K-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 327 km Yuri Alexeevitch Gagarine (URS) ratified - current record World 9327
Space records K-3 Duration of a complete mission to a celestial body with return 244 h 36 min 25 sec Charles Conrad Jr. (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2313
Space records K-2 Duration 190 h 55 min 14 sec Gordon L. Cooper (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9338
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 K-3 Duration of a complete mission to a celestial body with return 192 h 03 min 23 sec Thomas P. Stafford (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2305
Space records K-2 Duration 118 h 56 min 41 sec Valery Fiodorovich Bikovsky (URS) ratified - current record World 9352
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 127 980 kg Frank Borman (USA) ratified - current record World 2319
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 4 725 kg Yuri Alexeevitch Gagarine (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9328
Space records K-3 Duration of stay in orbit around a celestial body 88 h 56 min 01 sec Richard F. Gordon (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 2312
Space records K-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 497,7 km Pavel Ivanovich Beliaev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9335
Space records K_Absolute Greatest mass lifted to altitude 6 575 kg Georgy Timofeevitch Beregovoi (URS) ratified - retired by changes of the sporting code World 9360
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 28 429 kg James A. Mcdivitt (USA) ratified - superseded since approved World 9432
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 3 325 957 km Valery Fiodorovich Bikovsky (URS) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 9353

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