Mercury Missions

The first American in space

Alan Shepard

Alan Shepard was born in Derry, New Hamphsire ,U.S.He was born on November 18 ,1923 and died July 21 ,1998 . He was the first American in space 2nd man in space.
This is the ship that Alan Shepard road out of the Earths atmosphere.
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Yuri Gagarin the only person who went in space before Alan Shepard.
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Ham was the chimpanzee in space. He went up before Alan Shepard and he lived.