Share this entry

Share this page

Conrad, Pete

Syllabification: Con·rad, Pete
Pronunciation: /ˈkänˌrad
 
/

Definition of Conrad, Pete in English:

( 1930–99), US astronaut 1962–73; born Charles Conrad, Jr.. He commanded the Apollo 12 lunar mission in 1969, becoming the third man to set foot on the Moon. He was one of a few astronauts who flew four space missions (Gemini V, 1965; Gemini XI, 1966; Apollo 12; and Skylab 2, 1973).

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day vigesimal
Pronunciation: vɪˈdʒɛsɪm(ə)l
adjective
relating to or based on the number twenty