Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Schmitt

Harrison Hagan "Jack"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  03.07.1935
Birthplace:  Santa Rita / New Mexico
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  28.06.1965
Selection group:  NASA-4
Position:  LMP
Status:  Ret. 30.08.1975

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Apollo 17  LMP  07.12. - 19.12.1972 12d 13h 52m 
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Total  12d 13h 52m 
           

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Apollo 15  LMP

Additional information:

Bachelor of science in science from CalTech, 1957; Ph.D. in geology from Harvard University, 1964; elected for U.S. Senate 1977 - 1983 (Republican Party); later he served as adviser; currently professor of engineering at University of Wisconsin in Madison; hobbies: Skiing, fishing, handball, squash, carpentry, running.

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Last update on July 03, 2009.