William Shepherd

Astronaut

1949 –

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Who is William Shepherd?

William McMichael "Bill" Shepherd is a former American Navy SEAL and astronaut, who served as commander of Expedition 1, the first crew on the International Space Station. Shepherd is a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.

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Born
Jul 26, 1949
Oak Ridge
Also known as
  • William McMichael Shepherd
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Arcadia High School
    ( - 1967)
  • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy
    Aerospace Engineering
    ( - 1971)
  • Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Mechanical Engineering
    ( - 1978)
Lived in
  • Tennessee
  • Babylon

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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