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Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr.
"Al"

Born: 18 November 1923, Derry, New Hampshire, United States

Nationality: American

Died: 22 July 1998 (Leukemia)

Group: NASA Group 1 (2 April 1959)

Status: Deceased

 

FAI Flights:
1Freedom 75 May 196115 minutes, 28 seconds
2Apollo 1431 January 19719 days, 0 hours, 1 minutes, 58 seconds

 

EVA's:
1Apollo 145 February 19714 hours, 48 minutes
2Apollo 146 February 19714 hours, 35 minutes

Alan Shepard was the first American into space. Because of an inner ear problem, Apollo 14 was his first flight since Freedom 7.

 


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