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Title
Decollage du premier americain dans l'espace - Launch of Freedom 7, the first American in space - Decollage de la fusee Mercury - Redstone - 3 avec a son bord Alan Shepard, le premier americain a effectuer un vol dans l'espace. 5 Mai 1961. Astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr. lifts off in the Freedom 7 Mercury spacecraft on May 5, 1961. This third flight of the Mercury - Redstone (MR - 3) vehicle was the first manned space mission for the United States. During the 15 - minute suborbital flight, Shepard reached an altitude of 115 miles and traveled 302 miles downrange
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Decollage du premier americain dans l'espace - Launch of Freedom 7, the first American in space - Decollage de la fusee Mercury - Redstone - 3 avec a son bord Alan Shepard, le premier americain a effectuer un vol dans l'espace. 5 Mai 1961. Astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr. lifts off in the Freedom 7 Mercury spacecraft on May 5, 1961. This third flight of the Mercury - Redstone (MR - 3) vehicle was the first manned space mission for the United States. During the 15 - minute suborbital flight, Shepard reached an altitude of 115 miles and traveled 302 miles downrange
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