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The Religious Affiliation of Astronaut, First American in Space
Alan Shepherd

From: Tom Heinen, "New governor practices quiet faith: Christian Science's democratic tenets guide McCallum" in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9 February 2001 (http://www.jsonline.com/lifestyle/religion/feb01/scott09020801a.asp; viewed 26 August 2005):
But many might be surprised to know that Christian Science has had its share of famous adherents. A few examples:
- Alan Shepard, the first American to be launched into space and the oldest astronaut ever sent to the moon.

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