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Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr
Birth: Jun. 2, 1930
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1999
Ojai
Ventura County
California, USA

NASA Astronaut, 3rd man to walk on the moon. Conrad received a bachelor of science degree in aeronautical engineering from Princeton University in 1953, and held several honorary degrees. He was serving as a U.S. Naval aviator when recruited by NASA in 1962. He served aboard Gemini V and Gemini XI, before becoming commander of Apollo XII, which accomplished the second lunar landing. During his final mission with NASA, Conrad served as commander of the first US Space Station, Skylab II. After leaving NASA, Conrad worked in senior positions in several American corporations, including Douglas Aircraft and McDonnell-Douglas, with whom he helped develop the Space Exploration Initiative. Conrad was survived by his wife, Nancy, three sons, and seven grandchilren. (bio by: Rae) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Conrad (1892 - 1969)
  Frances De Rappelage Vinson Conrad (1899 - 1981)
 
 Children:
  Christopher Charles Conrad (1960 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Motorcycle accident 
Note: The date from his original headstone was wrong. They have now corrected the headstone.
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 11, Grave 113-3, Map grid N-15
 
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Record added: Jul 11, 1999
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- Lazer
 Added: Jan. 4, 2014
I have the bittersweet memory of meeting you 2 weeks before you died.It was at an autograph signing at the Hollywood Show with the other members of your team. There was a big crowd of people waiting to see you. You were there with your wife and a coup...(Read more)
- Judy
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 Added: Oct. 27, 2013
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