Charles Peter Conrad Jr

Charles Peter Conrad Jr (1930 - 1999)

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Capt Charles Peter "Pete" Conrad Jr
Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Ojai, Ventura, California, USAmap
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Categories: American Notables | United States Navy | NASA Astronauts | Gemini Astronauts | Apollo Astronauts | Skylab Astronauts | Congressional Space Medal of Honor | NASA Exceptional Service Medal | Navy Distinguished Service Medal | Distinguished Flying Cross (United States) | United States Astronaut Hall of Fame | NASA Distinguished Service Medal | Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.

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Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. (June 2, 1930 – July 8, 1999), (Captain, USN), was an American NASA astronaut, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and during the Apollo 12 mission became the third man to walk on the Moon.

1930 Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1953 Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, Princeton University. Married Jane DuBose (to 1988)
1954 Son Peter Conrad is born
1957 Son Thomas Conrad is born
1958 Graduated from United States Naval Test Pilot School. During his Navy career, he was awarded two Navy Distinguished Service Medals and two Distinguished Flying Crosses.
Navy
Distinguished
Service (2)
Distinguished
Flying
Cross (2)
1959 Son Andrew Conrad is born
1960 Son Christopher Conrad is born
1962 Selected by NASA in Astronaut Group 2[1]
1965 Flew on Gemini 5 with Gordon Cooper. Awarded the NASA Exceptional Service Medal[2]
Gemini 5
NASA
Exceptional
Service
1966 Flew on Gemini 11 with Dick Gordon. Awarded the NASA Exceptional Service Medal[2]
Gemini 11
NASA
Exceptional
Service
1969 Flew on Apollo 12 with Dick Gordon and Alan Bean
Apollo 12
1970 Awarded the NASA Distinguished Service Medal[2]
NASA
Distinguished
Service
1973 Flew on Skylab 2 with Joe Kerwin and Paul Weitz. Awarded the NASA Distinguished Service Medal.[2] Retired from the US Navy and NASA.
Skylab 2
NASA
Distinguished
Service
1978 Awarded the Congressional Space Medal of Honor[2]
Congressional
Space Medal
of Honor
1990 Married Nancy Crane. Son Christopher Charles Conrad died
1993 Inducted into the US Astronaut Hall of Fame[3]
1999 Died in Ojai, Ventura, California, USA from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident[4]

Sources

  1. Wikipedia List of Astronauts, by Year
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Agency Awards Historical Recipient List
  3. Hall of Fame Bio
  4. "Third Man to Walk on Moon Dies in Motorcycle Accident"

See also:

  • Wikipedia: Pete Conrad
  • WikiData: Q213076 Wikidata Information Reasonator enwiki Ancestors (about wikidata)
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #5852
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VSLX-W57 : 20 May 2014), Charles Conrad Jr, 08 Jul 1999; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQDR-GHN : accessed 19 January 2017), Charles Conrad in household of Charles Conrad, Haverford, Lower Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 46-88, sheet 1A, line 26, family 7, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3580.
  • NASA Bio


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