Alan Shepard

Alan Shepard

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1923-11-18

Deceased 1998-07-21

Status Deceased

Type Government


Astronaut Biography

Rear Admiral Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. was an American astronaut, naval aviator, test pilot, and businessman. In 1961 he became the first American to travel into space, and in 1971 he walked on the Moon.

Alan Shepard's Launches

Saturn V | Apollo 14

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Launch Complex 39A
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Redstone MRLV | Mercury-Redstone 3

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Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 5
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