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GeoLegends: Harrison "Jack" Schmitt

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Harrison "Jack" Schmitt - Geologist, Astronaut, Professor, Researcher, and Senator

Astronaut, professor, author, U.S. senator from New Mexico – and an AAPG member. An Association award is named in his honor, and he remains the only geologist to walk – and explore – on the Moon. Show More

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Explorer Article
Commercial space exploration is on the rise, and they need astronauts with the right stuff — geoscience expertise.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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AAPG member Harrison H. “Jack” Schmitt, geologist, author, politician, scientist-astronaut extraordinaire and the last man to walk on the moon, has added another award to his lengthy résumé.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article
Geologist and ex-astronaut Harrison Schmitt discusses the possibility of mining the moon's helium-3 as an energy resource and the importance of a return to space travel.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Explorer Article
The only geologist ever to ply his science in person on an extraterrestrial body
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
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Moon Exploration: Buying mineral rights to the moon? First, you need a geologist who has been there!
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

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