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Who was the first american to go into space?


On May 5, 1961 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Navy Commander Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. is launched into space aboard the Freedom 7 space capsule becoming the first American astronaut to travel into space. The flight lasted 15 minutes and reached a height of 116 miles into the atmosphere.

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