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Alan Shepard “Freedom 7” 1st American in space (1961)

May 5

May 5, 1961

NASA astronaut Alan Shepard  aboard a Mercury-Redstone rocket and Orion Capsule

A Marine helicopter picked up Mercury astronaut Alan Shepard and his Freedom 7 capsule in the Atlantic Ocean after his first American sub-orbital flight

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May 5
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