Shepard, Alan

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Shepard, Alan Gender: M
Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr.
born on 18 November 1923
Place East Derry, New Hampshire, 42n54, 71w18
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 25°20' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif or s_piscol.18.gif

Alan Shepard


American astronaut, the first American in space. On May 6, 1961, he traveled to an altitude of 115 miles at a maximum speed of 5,160 mph.

American astronaut, the second man in space with his historic flight on 5/05/1961, following Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's trip into space by 23 days. He was one of twelve men to walk on the Moon.

Shepard was the co-owner of two Houston banks and retired from the astronaut program as a rear admiral in 1974. Subsequent investments in KMart's, Marriott hotels and a Coors distributorship turned him into a multimillionaire. He had one lifetime marriage and two daughters.

Shepard died of leukemia on 7/21/1998, Monterey, CA

The original seven astronauts were Shepard, Don Clayton (March 1, 1924, time unknown), Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom and Walter Schirra, all chosen for physical, mental and emotional excellence, all married with kids. Ten of the first 43 astronauts were Pisces at odds of 571 to 1. Of the first 23 men in space, 21 were first born or an only child.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Glenn, John (born 18 July 1921)
  • associate relationship with Grissom, Gus (born 3 April 1926)
  • business associate/partner relationship with Mitchell, Edgar (born 17 September 1930). Notes: Apollo 14 mission
  • business associate/partner relationship with Roosa, Stuart (born 16 August 1933). Notes: Apollo 14 mission


  • Work : Gain social status 5 May 1961 (Seond man in space)
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  • Work : Retired 1974 (Retired a rear admiral)

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  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field (Investing)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Astronaut)
  • Notable : Famous : Other Famous (One of the original seven U.S. astronauts)