Alan Shepard, the first American in space, speaks with Wayne Koons and George Cox.
Alan Shepard, the first American in space, speaks with Wayne Koons and George Cox. Courtesy photo
Alan Shepard, the first American in space, speaks with Wayne Koons and George Cox. Courtesy photo

Lyons man flew helicopter that picked up astronaut Alan Shepard

May 06, 2011 12:00 AM