Alan Shepard

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Synonyms for Alan Shepard

astronaut who made the first United States' suborbital rocket-powered flight in 1961 (1923-1998)

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Mind you, American astronaut Alan Shepard, commander of the Apollo 14 mission, was standing on the Moon at the time.
The vehicle, named after the first American in space, Alan Shepard, lifted offfrom its West Texas test site.
An astronaut named Alan Shepard hit a golf ball, one day.
The New Shepard booster, named for Alan Shepard, the first American in space, then flew back to Earth, successfully touching down on a landing pad so that it can be reused.
Brennan also gives each astronaut on the mission -- Buzz Aldrin, Joe Kerwin, and Alan Shepard -- decidedly separate identities that stay true to their real-life legacies.
That rocket carried astronaut Alan Shepard, who became the first American in space.
Alan Shepard, Stavros Yiannouka, Cecilia D'Oliveira, Mike Feerick, and Robert Beauchemin at the International Economic Forum of the Americas in Montreal, Canada.
Houston, TX, June 25, 2016 --( Former NASA Astronaut and TDE Leadership Business Consultant, Brian Duffy, was inducted to the NASA Astronaut's Hall of Fame joining such famed explorers as Neil Armstrong, Alan Shepard, and Sally Ride.
EVENTS 1971: Alan Shepard becomes the first man to hit a golf ball on the Moon during a two-day Moon walk from Apollo 14.
Mitchell landed the lunar module as he and Alan Shepard spent 33 hours on the Moon on February 5.
ASTRONAUT Alan Shepard took golf to a new level when he played on the moon.
Alan Shepard's Freedom 7 space capsule, monitoring Russian forces during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and employing weapons in the collective defense of a merchant vessel during the Libyan turmoil of 2011.
After the first American in space, Alan Shepard, safely returned, the astronauts and their wives met President Kennedy at the White House.
His previous duty stations include USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20); Fleet Industrial Supply Center Guam; Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Five (HC-5), Guam; USS Chandler (DDG 996); Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, VA; USS Wasp (LHD 1); Executive Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Acquisition and Logistics Management; Commander, Fleet and Industrial Supply Centers (COMFISCS), San Diego, California; and USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3).