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Pete Conrad

1930 - 1999

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Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. (June 2, 1930 – July 8, 1999) was an American NASA astronaut, aeronautical engineer, naval officer and aviator, and test pilot, and commanded the Apollo 12 space mission, on which he became the third person to walk on the Moon. Conrad was selected in NASA's second astronaut class in 1962. Conrad had dyslexia and yet earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Princeton University—being the first Ivy League astronaut—and joined the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pete Conrad has received more than 1,757,951 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Pete Conrad is the 8th most popular astronaut, the 343rd most popular biography from United States (down from 336th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Astronaut.

Pete Conrad was an astronaut who was the third person to walk on the moon.

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Among astronauts, Pete Conrad ranks 8 out of 524Before him are Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, Valentina Tereshkova, Buzz Aldrin, Gene Cernan, and Vladimir Komarov. After him are Alexei Leonov, Alan Shepard, John Glenn, Gherman Titov, Dennis Tito, and David Scott.

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Among people born in 1930, Pete Conrad ranks 24Before him are Gene Hackman, Salvatore Riina, Silvana Mangano, Anton LaVey, Richard Harris, and Jean-Louis Trintignant. After him are Philippe Noiret, Maximilian Schell, Ion Iliescu, Claude Chabrol, Niki de Saint Phalle, and Tu Youyou. Among people deceased in 1999, Pete Conrad ranks 8Before him are Scatman John, Franjo Tuđman, Hussein of Jordan, Hassan II of Morocco, Mario Puzo, and Joaquín Rodrigo. After him are Gertrude B. Elion, Amália Rodrigues, Yehudi Menuhin, Raisa Gorbacheva, Wilt Chamberlain, and Robert Bresson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pete Conrad ranks 343 out of 18,182Before him are Truman Capote (1924), Joseph Stiglitz (1943), Margaret Mead (1901), Ella Fitzgerald (1917), Dick Cheney (1941), and Jack Ruby (1911). After him are Jared Leto (1971), Susan Sontag (1933), William Jennings Bryan (1860), Harvey Keitel (1939), Steve Ballmer (1956), and Christopher Walken (1943).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Pete Conrad ranks 4Before him are Neil Armstrong (1930), Buzz Aldrin (1930), and Gene Cernan (1934). After him are Alan Shepard (1923), John Glenn (1921), Dennis Tito (1940), David Scott (1932), Jim Lovell (1928), Harrison Schmitt (1935), Gus Grissom (1926), and James Irwin (1930).