Alan B. Shepard

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Shepard’s account of his flight is adapted from Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America’s Race to the Moon by Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton, with Jay Barbree and Howard Benedict, just issued by Turner Publishing.

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July/August 1994

The first American to leave the Earth's atmosphere recalls the momentous flight that put us on a course for the moon.