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Harrison Schmitt

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Birthday
3, 1935
Birthplace
Santa Rita, NM
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
Santa Rita, NM

About

NASA astronaut and U.S. Senator who was the first person to walk on the moon who never joined the U.S. armed forces. He was awarded the NASA Distinguished Service Medal in 1973.

Before Fame

He earned a PhD in geology from Harvard University in 1964 after studying at the California Institute of Technology and University of Oslo.

Trivia

He was the 12th and last of the Apollo astronauts to set foot on the moon.

Family Life

He married Teresa Fitzgibbon.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Tom Amandes in the TV miniseries From The Earth to The Moon.

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