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Uploader comment: Astronaut Alan Shepard is hurled into space atop a Mercury-Redstone rocket. Freedom 7 was the first American manned suborbital space flight, making Shepard the first American in space He later commanded the Apollo 14 mission, and was the fifth person to walk on the moon.


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