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Harrison Schmitt

A scientist-turned-politician-turned-businessman, Harrison Schmitt has had a varied life experience. He grew up in Silver City, New Mexico, where he quickly showed high intelligence. In college, he earned a Bachelor degree in Science from the California Institute of Technology and subsequently a Master in Geology from Harvard University. Following ... See full bio »
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 2008 Nova (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Space Shuttle Disaster (2008) ... (special thanks)
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 2012 Fox News (TV Series)
- Fly Me to the Moon (2012) ... Himself
 2009 The Apollo Years (Video)
 2009 James May on the Moon (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Nova (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Astronaut
- Space Shuttle Disaster (2008) ... Himself - Astronaut
 2007 The Wonder of It All (Documentary)
 2007 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
- Moon for Sale (2007) ... Himself
 2007 In the Shadow of the Moon (Documentary)
 1999 The Planets (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Apollo Geologist
- Moon (1999) ... Himself - Apollo Geologist
 1990 The Other Side of the Moon (Documentary)
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary)
Narrator - Apollo 17 (voice, as Harrison H. Schmitt)
 1972 Apollo 17: Splashdown (TV Movie)
Himself - Apollo 17 Lunar Module Pilot
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 2012 Stuff: A Horizon Guide to Materials (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The Explorers (2008) ... Himself
 2000 What Happened on the Moon? - An Investigation Into Apollo (Video documentary)
Himself - Apollo 17 Astronaut (uncredited)
 1980 Target... Earth? (Documentary)

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Harrison H. Schmitt


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Personal Quote:

[when Eugene Cernan begged him to look up from the surface of the Moon to see the Earth in the sky] You seen one Earth, you've seen them all.


Crew member on Apollo 17 mission, 1972. See more »



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