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Thread: Alan Shepard, Freedom 7: May 5, 1961

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    Alan Shepard, Freedom 7: May 5, 1961

    48 years ago today, the US launched their first human to space. Alan Shepard flew on Mercury 3, a suborbital mission with a duration of only 15 minutes and 28 seconds. Shepard’s ship, Freedom 7, reached an altitude of 116.5 statute miles (186.4 km) and flew a distance of 303 statute miles (485 km). [...]

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