Signed "Charles Conrad" in black ink. Color NASA photograph measures 10" X 8" and is FINE condition. The reverse of the phptpgraph states, APOLLO 12 EVA - Astronaut Charles Conrad, Jr. Commander, is photographed working at the Modular Equipment Stowage Assembly (MESA) on the Apollo 12 Lunar Module during the first Apollo 12 extravehicular activity.The erectable S-Band antenna is deployed on the right. This photograph was taken by Astronaut Alan L.
Command module pilot, remained with the Apollo 12 Command and Service Modules in lunar orbit while Conrad and Bean descended in the Lunar Module to explore the Moon. Astronaut Charles "Pete" Conrad was selected for the NASA space program in 1962, eventually becoming the third man to walk on the moon. Born June 2, 1930, in Philadelphia, PA, Conrad received an aeronautical engineering degree from Princeton, and then entered the Navy, where he trained as a naval aviator. His first space flight was Gemini V, which established the space endurance record and placed the United States in the lead for man-hours in space. As commander of Gemini XI, Conrad helped to set a world's altitude record.He then served as commander of Apollo XII, the second lunar landing. In his final mission he served as commander of Skylab II, the first United States Space Station. During the 28-day Skylab flight in May-June 1973, Conrad established a personal endurance record for time in space by bringing his total flight time to 1,179 hours and 38 minutes. He called this last mission in space the most satisfying, working to repair the damage Skylab suffered during its liftoff. After retiring from NASA and the Navy in 1973 with the rank of Captain, Conrad worked for American Television and Communications Corp.
In Denver and McDonnell Douglas Corp. He was awarded the Congressional Space Medal of Honor, two NASA Distinguished Service Medals, two NASA Exceptional Service Medals, two Navy Distinguished Service Medals and two Distinguished Flying Crosses. He was enshrined in the Aviation Hall of Fame in 1980. Conrad died July 8, 1999 in a motorcycle accident near Ojai, California, at the age of 69 and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. This is one of the Best guarantees anywhere!This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Space". The seller is "legendsinhistory" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South Africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.