1. The first human in the USA, Alan Shepard was choose to be first person in space because he was the most intelligent. Once he came down he was rescued by US marine helicopter
2. It must of been hard being Alan Shepard seeing all of the rockets fail and blow up but if you do comeback to earth safe you will be famous.
3.The USA send Alan Shepard a really smart astronaut to go to space.
4.Russia sent the 1st astronaut to space winning the space race.