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Shepard, Alan Bartlett Jr.

Born: 1923 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Astronauts

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US astronaut and naval aviator

 

1st American in space and 2nd human in space 1961, completing suborbital flight as sole member of Mercury 3 mission

 

5th human to walk on moon 1971, as member of Apollo 14 mission

 

member of original Mercury 7


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