1961 - Alan Shepard communicates from the Mercury Control Centre in Cape Canaveral to Gus Grissom aboard the Project Mercury Liberty Bell 7 spacecraft.
1963 - Alan Shepard, aboard spacecraft Freedom 7, conducts in the first manned suborbital flight for Project Mercury on May 5th, 1961.
1961 - Project Mercury astronaut Alan Shepard flies in the Freedom 7 spacecraft and astronaut Scott Carpenter emerges from a space capsule that has been transported by helicopters to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.?
1961 - Project Mercury astronaut Alan Shepard arrives at a launchpad and rides an elevator up a launch tower next to a the Freedom 7 spacecraft at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
1959-1963 - Astronauts Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, Gordon Cooper, Wally Schirra, Deke Slayton, John Glenn and Scott Carpenter pose with models of the Project Mercy spacecraft.
1961 - Alan Shepard climbs into a the Freedom 7 and talks about his confidence in the mission.
1961 - Alan Shepard and the Freedom 7 are put in a pressure chambers to test the spacecraft's environmental control system.
1961 - Alan Shepard stays in constant communication with the Mercury Control Center after Freedom 7 lifts off.
1961 - Alan Shepard is driven to the launch pad for the Freedom 7 flight.
1961 - The Freedom 7 spacecraft, launch vehicle, and blockhouse undergo final testing at the launch pad to ensure they will work compatibly.
1961 - Alan Shepard prepares for re-entry aboard the Freedom 7.
1961 - Alan Shepard admires the view of Earth from the Freedom 7.