Alan Shepard Rank
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Famous quotes by Alan Shepard
I didn't mind studying. Obviously math and the physical science subjects interested me more than some of the more artistic subjects, but I think I was a pretty good student.Alan Shepard
I must admit, maybe I am a piece of history after all.Alan Shepard
I think all of us certainly believed the statistics which said that probably 88% chance of mission success and maybe 96% chance of survival. And we were willing to take those odds.Alan Shepard
I'd like to say I was smart enough to finish six grades in five years, but I think perhaps the teacher was just glad to get rid of me.Alan Shepard
It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.Alan Shepard
Later, in the early teens, I used to ride my bike every Saturday morning to the nearest airport, ten miles away, push airplanes in and out of the hangars, and clean up the hangars.Alan Shepard
Of course, in our grade school, in those days, there were no organized sports at all. We just went out and ran around the school yard for recess.Alan Shepard
The pilot looked at his cues of attitude and speed and orientation and so on and responded as he would from the same cues in an airplane, but there was no way it flew the same. The simulators had showed us that.Alan Shepard
We worked with the engineers in the design and construction and testing phases in those various areas, then we would get back together at the end of the week and brief each other as to what had gone on.Alan Shepard
You have to be there not for the fame and glory and recognition and being a page in a history book, but you have to be there because you believe your talent and ability can be applied effectively to operation of the spacecraft.Alan Shepard
Alan Shepard's Popularity
Alan Shepard was a famous American astronaut, who was born on November 18, 1923. As a person born on this date, Alan Shepard is listed in our database as the 19th most popular celebrity for the day (November 18) and the 14th most popular for the year (1923).
People born on November 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Alan Shepard is the 499th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Alan Shepard's birthday, Alan Shepard is the 5359th most famous American.
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