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New Hampshire native Alan Shepard walked on the moon 51 years ago

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Derry native Alan Shepard walked on the moon while on the Apollo 14 mission on Feb. 5, 1971. Shepard was the commander of the mission that launched on a Saturn V rocket. Stuart Roosa and Edgar Mitchell were also on board. Shepard was also the first...
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Alan Shepard: Bezos company sends first US astronaut's daughter to edge of space

The daughter of the first US astronaut, Alan Shepard, has blasted into space - 60 years after her father's flight. Laura Shepard Churchley, 74, was one of six people to make the trip onboard a commercial spacecraft launched by Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin space company. The passengers were briefly able...
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