William Shepherd

William Shepherd

  • 7/26/1949
  • American - Retired
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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William McMichael "Bill" Shepherd is an American former Navy SEAL, aerospace, ocean, and mechanical engineer, and NASA astronaut who served as Commander of Expedition 1, the first crew on the International Space Station. He is also a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.