Schmitt, Harrison H.

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Harrison Schmitt was born in Santa Rita, New Mexico in 1935. After receiving his doctoral degree in geology from Harvard University in 1964, he joined the NASA Apollo program. As a Lunar module pilot and geologist of Apollo 17 he landed on the moon in 1972. In November 1976 he was elected New Mexico Congressional Senator.

From the guide to the Harrison Schmitt Photograph Collection, 1960-1980, (University of New Mexico, Center for Southwest Research)

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creatorOf Schmitt, Harrison H. Harrison H. Schmitt : commercials, 1976. University of Oklahoma, Political Community Archives
referencedIn 10/15/81, Senate Foreign Relations Committee--AWACS (T-30901) Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn Winona M. Garmhausen Papers, Bulk, 1976-1983, 1891-1990 1962-1983 Institute of American Indian Arts Archives
creatorOf Schmitt, Harrison H. Harrison Schmitt photograph collection [Picture] University of New Mexico-Main Campus
creatorOf Harrison Schmitt Photograph Collection, 1960-1980 The University of New Mexico, University Libraries, Center for SouthwestResearch
creatorOf Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 1903 - 2006. Headquarters Astronaut Interviews. 1965 - 1971. Astronaut interview, Harrison H. Schmitt National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Charles R. Beeson Papers, 1963-1997 New Mexico Health Historical Collection, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center
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New Mexico
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Washington (D.C.)
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Legislators
Legislators
Politicians
Politicians
Presidents
Presidents
Senators
Television advertising
Advertising, political
Astronauts
Astronauts
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Birth 1935

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