Alan Shepard

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Noun1.Alan Shepard - astronaut who made the first United States' suborbital rocket-powered flight in 1961 (1923-1998)
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The story begins in 1961 when Alan Shepard broke the 100 mile-up barrier, where space begins, and ends with the lunar mission of 1972.
ASTRONAUT Alan Shepard, the first American in space, has died at the age of 74.
NASA has taken pieces of historical and pop culture significance on an array of voyages in their 50-plus-year history, including a piece of the Wright Flyer in 1969 and the golf balls astronaut Alan Shepard famously hit while on the moon in 1971, but never a basketball from a professional team.
1971: Alan Shepard becomes the first man to hit a golf ball on the Moon during a two-day Moon walk from Apollo 1983: War criminal and former Gestapo commandant, Klaus Barbie, arrives in France to stand trial for crimes committed 37 years ago.
We are grateful for CN's gift in support of business research," says Concordia President Alan Shepard.
Alan Shepard, President of Concordia University, added : "Concordia is ideally positioned to play a strong role in the nationwide research effort to invent and refine the smart energy solutions of tomorrow," says.
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Lunar module pilot of Apollo 14 Ed Mitchell has recalled the first lunar Olympics that had taken place between him and late Alan Shepard 40-years ago on the moon.
Taken on Wednesday, they show the path made by astronauts Alan Shepard Jr and Edgar Mitchell as they went back and forth from the lander to the work site.
This year's new under-12s are starting to knit well under the supervision of coaches Alan Shepard and Andy Leach.
Just the same, we remember it being a pretty big deal when Alan Shepard hit that golf ball on the moon after earlier becoming the second man in space.
This could be NASA's biggest contribution to golf since Apollo 14 astronaut Alan Shepard launched a few shots on the moon in 1971.
Astronaut Alan Shepard, the only man to have played golf on the moon, has died at the age of 74.