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Alan Shepard
  • Name: Alan Shepard
  • Born: 11/18/1923
  • Died: 07/21/1998 (74 years old)
  • Occupation: Naval aviator, test pilot

Rear Admiral Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. (November 18, 1923 – July 21, 1998) 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.

Birth Name: Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr.

Awards: Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Congressional Space Medal of Honor, NASA Distinguished Service Medal, NASA Exceptional Service Medal

School: United States Naval Academy (B.S., 1944), Naval War College (M.A., 1957)

Alias: Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr.

Birth Place: Derry, New Hampshire, U.S.

Death Place: Pebble Beach, California, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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