|United States Senator|
from New Mexico
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1983
|Preceded by||Joseph Montoya|
|Succeeded by||Jeff Bingaman|
Harrison Hagan Schmitt
July 3, 1935
Santa Rita, New Mexico, U.S.
|Other names||Jack Schmitt|
Time in space
|12d 13h 52m|
|Selection||1965 Scientist group|
|3 on the lunar surface|
Total EVA time
|20 hours 35 minutes|
|Retirement||August 30, 1975|
|Thesis||Petrology and structure of the Eiksundsdal Eclogite Complex, Hareidland, Sunnmøre, Norway (1964)|
Dr. Harrison Hagan "Jack" Schmitt (born July 3, 1935) is an American geologist, retired NASA astronaut, university professor, former U.S. senator from New Mexico. He is the most recent living person to have walked on the Moon. As of 2018, he is also the last living crew member of Apollo 17.
References[change | change source]
- "Apollo 17". NASA. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- "Extravehicular Activity". NASA history. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- "50 Years in Space - Harrison Schmitt". California Institute of Technology. Archived from the original on June 15, 2009. Retrieved June 16, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Harrison H Schmitt at Wikimedia Commons
- Harrison Schmitt visits University of Malta in 2009 and Handaq School
- Spacefacts biography of Harrison Schmitt
- Space Policy Directive-1, in The Federal Register