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. Before becoming an astronaut, Conrad earned his bachelor's 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 1,603,919 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Pete Conrad is the 8th most popular astronaut (down from 7th in 2019), the 336th most popular biography from United States (down from 240th 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 Jim Lovell.

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Among people born in 1930, Pete Conrad ranks 24Before him are Gene Hackman, Baudouin of Belgium, Philippe Noiret, Richard Harris, Jean-Louis Trintignant, and Anton LaVey. After him are Tu Youyou, Ion Iliescu, Bernie Ecclestone, Claude Chabrol, Maximilian Schell, and Harold Pinter. Among people deceased in 1999, Pete Conrad ranks 8Before him are Franjo Tuđman, Hussein of Jordan, Mario Puzo, Scatman John, Hassan II of Morocco, and Wilt Chamberlain. After him are Joaquín Rodrigo, Yehudi Menuhin, Wassily Leontief, Gertrude B. Elion, Amália Rodrigues, and Georgios Papadopoulos.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pete Conrad ranks 336 out of 15,968Before him are Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Irvin D. Yalom (1931), J. P. Morgan (1837), J. Paul Getty (1892), Joe Frazier (1944), and Martin Sheen (1940). After him are Neil deGrasse Tyson (1958), Stevie Wonder (1950), Andrew Johnson (1808), David Carradine (1936), James A. Garfield (1831), and Jerry Lewis (1926).

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), Jim Lovell (1928), John Young (1930), David Scott (1932), Harrison Schmitt (1935), and Edgar Mitchell (1930).