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Alan Shepard

Astronaut (18-Nov-1923 — 21-Jul-1998)


Neal Thompson. Light This Candle: The Life and Times of Alan Shepard: America's First Spaceman. New York: Crown Publishers. 2004. 445pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

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  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.644)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1340)

  8. Who's Who in Aviation History (p.172)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.664)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.452)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.437)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.160)

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