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Third Man to Walk on Moon Dies in Accident

Private funeral services for Charles P. (Pete) Conrad (Capt., USN, Ret.), were held at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, July 19 at Fort Myer Chapel at Arlington National Cemetery.

Conrad, the third human to walk on the moon, died late Thursday, July 8, 1999, in a hospital in Ojai, CA of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was 69.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to:
City of Hope
  Bone Marrow Transfer
  1500 E. Duarte Rd.
  Duarte, CA 91010

Letters for the family may be addressed to:
 Universal Space Lines
  1501 Quail St., Ste. 102
  Newport Beach, CA 92660


Charles P. "Pete" Conrad, Jr.

Charles Conrad, Jr.
Captain, USN (Ret.)
Astronaut, NASA

Gemini V
Gemini XI
Apollo 12
Skylab II

Born June 2, 1930
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Died July 8, 1999
Ojai, California

Career Highlights

Entered U.S. Navy, 1953
Chosen NASA astronaut, 1962
 Pilot, Gemini V
 Commander, GeminiXI
 Commander, Apollo XII
 Commander, Skylab II
Vice-President, American Television and Communications, 1973
Vice President, McDonnell Douglas, 1976

Congressional Space Medal of Honor, 1978
Two NASA Distinguished Service Medals
Two NASA Exceptional Service Medals
The Navy Astronaut Wings,
Two Navy Distinguished Service Medals
Two Distinguished Flying Crosses

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