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Class Sub-Class Type of record Performance Datesort ascending Claimant Status Region ID
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 669 785,027 km 13 Oct 1964 Vladimir M. Komarov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9357
Space records K-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 231,1 km 19 Jun 1963 Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - current record World 9332
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 1 970 990 km 19 Jun 1963 Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 9333
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 4 713 kg 19 Jun 1963 Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - current record World 9334
Space records K-2 Duration 118 h 56 min 41 sec 19 Jun 1963 Valery Fiodorovich Bikovsky (URS) ratified - current record World 9352
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 3 325 957 km 19 Jun 1963 Valery Fiodorovich Bikovsky (URS) ratified - reclassified after changes in sporting code World 9353
Space records K-2 Duration 70 h 40 min 48 sec 19 Jun 1963 Valentina Vladimirovna Terechkova (URS) ratified - current record World 9331
Space records K_Absolute Absolute distance 2 639 600 km 15 Aug 1962 Andryan Grigoryevich Nikolaev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9349
Space records K-2 Duration 94 h 09 min 59 sec 15 Aug 1962 Andryan Grigoryevich Nikolaev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9350
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 2 639 600 km 15 Aug 1962 Andryan Grigoryevich Nikolaev (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9351
Space records K-2 Duration 25 h 11 min 07 Aug 1961 German Stepanovich Titov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9329
Space records K-2 Distance travelled 703 143 km 07 Aug 1961 German Stepanovich Titov (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9330
Space records K-1 Altitude 186,307 km 05 May 1961 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 9519
Space records K-1 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 1 832,51 kg 05 May 1961 Alan B. Shepard, Jr (USA) ratified - current record World 9520
Space records K-2 Duration 1 h 48 min 12 Apr 1961 Yuri Alexeevitch Gagarine (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9326
Space records K-2 Altitude in elliptical orbit 327 km 12 Apr 1961 Yuri Alexeevitch Gagarine (URS) ratified - current record World 9327
Space records K-2 Greatest mass lifted to altitude 4 725 kg 12 Apr 1961 Yuri Alexeevitch Gagarine (URS) ratified - superseded since approved World 9328

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