This category lists pages and sites about the American astronaut, Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr. (1923-1998). Born in East Derry, New Hampshire; he was the first U.S. astronaut in space.

All sites listed here are suitable for children and teens to read and use for enjoyment and/or for schoolwork.

Adm. Alan Shepard, Jr.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A biography and 1991 interview with the first American to go into space.
Alan B. Shepard, Jr.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Biographical data provided by NASA.
Rear Admiral Alan B. Shepard, Jr
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Brief biography provided by the First Flight Society.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Biography and personal data from Encyclopedia Astronautica.
Shepard, Alan Bartlett, Jr.
[ Kids ] Brief biography from Fact Monster.
StarChild: Alan Shepard
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Biography of one of seven men chosen from over 500 candidates to be a member of the first group of astronauts in 1959.
Wikipedia - Alan Shepard
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Encyclopedia article includes information on the naval and astronaut career of the first American in space.
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