Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. was born on 18thNovember 18, 1923. He was an American astronaut, test pilot,naval aviator, and businessman. Shepard was the second person and the first American to travel into space and, in 1971, he became the fifth and oldest person to walk on the Moon at age 47. He was also Chief of the Astronaut Office from 1963 to 1969 and again from 1971 to 1974.
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