John F. Kennedy Pins A Medal on Alan Shepard Ca. 1961Unknown - 1961
In 1961, the Soviet Union became the first country to launch a human into space, marking the beginning of a new phase in the space race. Just three weeks later, the U.S. launched astronaut Alan Shepard aboard the Freedom 7. Shepard went on to be one of the first people to walk on the moon.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , 
Copyright Date: ©1961
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