View Full Version : Alan Shepard and MESSENGER Stamps Unveiled at Kennedy Space Center Ceremony

2011-May-05, 02:40 AM
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – 50 Years ago this week, Alan B. Shepard became the first American to be launched into space. Shepard blasted off on May 5, 1961 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. NASA and the US Postal Service honored Shepard’s historic achievement today (May 4) at an Official First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony at NASA’s Kennedy Space [...]

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