About Alan Shepard

Alan Shepard
Alan Bartlett "Al" Shepard, Jr., was an American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, flag officer, one of the original NASA Mercury Seven astronauts, and businessman, who in 1961 became the second person and the first American to travel into space. This Mercury flight was designed to enter space, but not to achieve orbit. Ten years later, at age... Wikipedia
November 18, 1923, Derry, New Hampshire, U.S.
July 21, 1998, Pebble Beach, California, U.S.

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