Alan Shepard Quote


Alan Shepard
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Alan ShepardShare on Facebook

Born: November 18, 1923

Died: July 21, 1998 (aged 74)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Astronaut

Bio: Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr. was an American naval aviator, test pilot, flag officer, and NASA astronaut who in 1961 became the second person, and the first American, to travel into space. This Mercury flight was designed to enter space, but not to achieve orbit.

Quote of the day

There is no road of flowers leading to glory.

Popular Authors

Marc Andreessen
Tony Blair
Hermann Hesse
Thomas Mann
Dean Koontz
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Rutherford B. Hayes
Charles Sanders Peirce
Susan Sontag
Aesop
Novalis
William Cullen Bryant
Logan Pearsall Smith
Margaret Fuller
Vitruvius
Swami Vivekananda