Himself - Amerikansk astronaut / Himself - Astronaut
"Moon Shot", 1988 (filmed as Moon Shot
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Alan B. Shepard Jr.
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
[1961, upon returning from his space mission] The only complaint I have was that the flight wasn't long enough.
Flew on Mercury-Redstone 3 also known as Freedom 7 which is on display at the US Naval Academy at Annapolis MD. Afterwards he was taken off flight status due to an inner ear problem that disappeared during the Apollo program. He was commander of the Apollo 14 mission and went to the moon with Stuart Roosa
and Edward Mitchell. The command module was named Kitty Hawk and the lunar module was named ...