Alan Shepard: The First American in Space
This is the enthralling story of an American hero-from his humble beginnings in a one-room schoolhouse to his adventurous career as a test pilot and his entry into NASA. As the first American to fly in space, Alan Shepard captured the imagination of a generation of Americans. Using vivid NASA photographs to bring space travel to life, this fascinating book looks at his life, his adventures in space, and his post-NASA success in the business world. It's a gripping look at the man who journeyed to the Moon and back.
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