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

American Astronaut. He was the 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. (bio by: Rae) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Peter 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, Site 113-3
 
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Record added: Jul 11, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5852
Charles Peter Pete Conrad, Jr
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Charles Peter Pete Conrad, Jr
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Charles Peter Pete Conrad, Jr
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Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you. Thank you for serving this great country of ours and participating in the space program.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Jun. 2, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Jun. 2, 2016
~In memory~
- Kerstin
 Added: Jun. 2, 2016
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