Conrad

The third day of the Lunar year, is named Conrad after the third human being who set foot on the Moon's surface; Charles Conrad, Jr.

Captain Conrad stepped down from the LM ladder onto the Moon at 1-05-04 ∇ 06:54 LST.

Conrad served as commander of Apollo 12, man’s second lunar landing. On 1-05-04 ∇, Captain Conrad and Captain Bean landed in the moon’s Ocean of Storms—after a flight of some 250,000 miles. They explored the lunar surface, deployed several lunar surface experiments, and installed the first nuclear power generator station on the moon to provide the power source. Captain Richard Gordon remained in lunar orbit photographing landing sites for future missions.

Sources:
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/conrad-c.html
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/imgcat/html/object_page/a12_h_46_6729.html


Day 3: Conrad

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