Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade
2 Portrayals |
Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. | Charles 'Pete' Conrad Jr. | Charles P. Conrad Jr. | Charles Conrad Jr. | Charles 'Pete' Conrad | Commander Charles 'Pete' Conrad | Pete Conrad
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
[upon stepping onto the lunar surface and referring to Neil Armstrong
's famous quote] Whoopee! Man, that may have been a small one for Neil, but that's a long one for me!
He had four spaceflights during the Apollo era. Gemini 5 was flown with Mercury veteran Gordon Cooper
. He commanded Gemini 11 flying with Richard Gordon
docking with the Agena target vehicle immediately after achieving orbit as in a lunar mission. In Apollo 12 he, Alan Bean
and Richard Gordon
conducted the second trip to the moon bringing back lunar rocks and pieces of the Surveyor 3 probe. He ...