Wearing a white cloche hat and a beige and white checked coat, Mrs. Shepard was?
Wearing a white cloche hat and a beige and white checked coat, Mrs. Shepard was waiting as the plane carrying her husband taxied into Andrews Air Base near Washington May 7. Close members of Shepard's and his wife's family gathered on the runway as the plane taxied to a stop. In the group with Mrs. Shepard were the Astronaut's parents, retired Army Col. and Mrs. Alan B. Shepard.
Soon after he left the aircraft the astronaut said: