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Who was the first man sent into space and when?

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Who was the first man sent into space and when?
posted Apr 13, 2016 by Brijesh Talwar

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First man was yuri gagrin (12 april 1961)
Second man was alan shephard (after 3 weeks og yuri)

answer Oct 8, 2016 by Smita Vivek
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Mercury astronaut Alan Shepard was the first American in space on the May 1961 launch of Freedom 7.

How He became Astronaut

Alan Shepard was born on Nov. 18, 1923. He worked on a ship during World War II. After the war, Shepard went back to school. He became a test pilot. Test pilots try out new aircraft. The pilots make sure the airplanes are safe. In April 1959, Shepard became an astronaut.
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He Died

He left NASA in 1974. Shepard still worked to support space exploration. He also helped students. He died in 1998.

answer Apr 15, 2016 by Atindra Kumar Nath