Apollo 12 astronaut Charles "Pete" Conrad stands beside the United States flag after is was unfurled on the lunar surface during the first extravehicular activity on November 19 1969. Several footprints made by the crew can be seen in the photograph. [3000 x 3026] http://ift.tt/2izUTqh

Apollo 12 astronaut Charles "Pete" Conrad stands beside the United States flag after is was unfurled on the lunar surface during the first extravehicular activity on November 19 1969. Several footprints made by the crew can be seen in the photograph. [3000 x 3026] http://ift.tt/2izUTqh

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean stands by the Surveyor III probe with the lunar module in the background. Photo by Pete Conrad, November 20, 1969. (NASA)

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean stands by the Surveyor III probe with the lunar module in the background. Photo by Pete Conrad, November 20, 1969. (NASA)

Charles "Pete" Conrad, astronaut and third man to walk on the moon had dyslexia.  From the beginning, he was clearly a bright, intelligent boy, but he continually struggled with his schoolwork. Pete's dyslexia continued to frustrate his academic efforts. After he failed most of his 11th grade exams, he was  expelled him from school. But his mother never gave up--and found the right school that could help him.

American Astronaut, Aviator and Test pilot. Commander of Appollo the third man to walk on the moon.

Pete Conrad was the commander of Apollo 12. Here is the Conrad family. | Here Are Some Amazing Photographs Of Early Astronauts And Their Wives

Here Are Some Amazing Photographs Of Early Astronauts And Their Wives

November 14, 1969 — Apollo 12 astronauts Dick Gordon, Alan Bean, and Pete Conrad suit-up a 10-day odyssey to the Moon and back. (NASA)

November 1969 — Apollo 12 astronauts Dick Gordon, Alan Bean, and Pete Conrad suit-up a odyssey to the Moon and back.

Pete Conrad and the American flag on the Ocean of Storms, Apollo 12, November 1972

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Alan Bean - Pete Conrad and the American flag on the Ocean of Storms, Apollo November 1972

On November 19, 1969, Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean takes a few steps for a man to become the fourth person to walk on the Moon. If you look closely, you can see Pete Conrad reflected in Bean’s visor. (NASA)

On November 19, 1969, Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean takes a few steps for a man to become the fourth person to walk on the Moon. If you look closely, you can see Pete Conrad reflected in Bean’s visor. (NASA)

Anaglyph stereo view of Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad on the Moon near the rim of the Surveyor Crater, November 20, 1969, courtesy of Ulrich Lotzmann/NASA.

Anaglyph stereo view of Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad on the Moon near the rim of the Surveyor Crater, November 20, 1969, courtesy of Ulrich Lotzmann/NASA.

TODAY IN HISTORY: Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad exits the lunar module, November 19, 1969.

TODAY IN HISTORY: Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad exits the lunar module, November 19, 1969.

Charles (Pete) Conrad, Jr.; Gemini 5, Gemini 11, Apollo 12, Skylab 2

Buy the Gemini 5 Pete Conrad Water Training Photo Print for sale at The McMahan Photo Art Gallery and Archive.

This Space Available: Greatest NASA Photo Ever?: Pete Conrad Being Pete Conrad, 1965

This Space Available: Greatest NASA Photo Ever?: Pete Conrad Being Pete Conrad, 1965 heehee Pete cracks me up

NASA Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr. emerging from the Gemini 11 space capsule Atlantic Ocean landing September 15, 1966. Gemini 11 was the ninth crewed Earth-orbiting spacecraft of the Gemini series, carrying astronauts Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. and Richard Gordon.

emerging from the Gemini 11 space capsule Atlantic Ocean landing September Gemini 11 was the ninth crewed Earth-orbiting spacecraft of the Gemini series, carrying astronauts Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. and Richard Gordon.

Pete Conrad

Astronaut Pete Conrad commanded Apollo and also went into space aboard Gemini Gemini 12 and the second Skylab mission. Yes, he is dyslexic.

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