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Russell Schweickart

American astronaut Rusty Schweikart was born in Neptune Township, New Jersey. A graduate of Manasquan High School, he attended the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and earned a B.S. in Aeronautics in 1956 and an M.S. in Astronautics in 1963. He enlisted in the US Air Force as a pilot with the 101st Tactical Fighter Wing, ... See full bio »

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Known For

For All Mankind
For All Mankind Narrator - Apollo 9
(1989)
Earth Days
Earth Days Himself
(2009)

Filmography

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 2015 Visioneer: The Peter Diamandis Story (Documentary)
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 2015 Disaster Playground (Documentary) (as Rusty Schweickart)
 2013 Nova (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Apollo 9 Astronaut
- Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday? (2013) ... Himself - Apollo 9 Astronaut
- Meteor Strike (2013) ... Himself - Apollo 9 Astronaut
 2013 Meteor Strike: Fireball from Space (TV Special documentary)
Himself - Sentinel Mission
 2012 How the Universe Works (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Apollo 9 Astronaut, B612 Foundation / Himself - Apollo 9 Astronault, B612 Foundation
- Birth of the Earth (2012) ... Himself - Apollo 9 Astronaut, B612 Foundation (as Rusty Schweickart)
- Asteroids (2012) ... Himself - Apollo 9 Astronault, B612 Foundation
 2010 Moonbug (Documentary)
 2010 Extreme Universe (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Apollo 9 astronault / Himself - Apollo 9 astronault, B612 Foundation
- Star Gates (2010) ... Himself - Apollo 9 astronault
- Collision Course (2010) ... Himself - Apollo 9 astronault, B612 Foundation (as Rusty Schweickart)
 2010 Known Universe (TV Series documentary)
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- Cosmic Collisions (2010) ... Himself
 2009 The Apollo Years (Video)
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 2009 Being... Neil Armstrong (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Apollo 9 Astronaut (as Rusty Schweickart)
 2009 Earth Days (Documentary)
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 2007 Planetary Defense (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Naked Science (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Apollo 9 Astronaut
- Killer Asteroid (2004) ... Himself - Apollo 9 Astronaut (as Rusty Schweickart)
 1992 Gaia Symphony I (Documentary)
 1991 Our Planet Earth (Documentary short)
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 1990 The Other Side of the Moon (Documentary)
Himself (as Rusty Schweikart)
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary)
Narrator - Apollo 9 (voice, as Russell L. Schweickart)
 1988 Good Morning Britain (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 29 September 1988 (1988) ... Himself (as Rusty Schweickart)
 1985 Spaceflight (TV Series documentary)
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- The Territory Ahead (1985) ... Himself (as Rusty Schweickart)
- One Giant Leap (1985) ... Himself (as Rusty Schweickart)
- The Wings of Mercury (1985) ... Himself (as Rusty Schweickart)
- Thunder in the Skies (1985) ... Himself (as Rusty Schweickart)
 1976 Cousteau: Oasis in Space (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Visions of Tomorrow (1976) ... Himself
 1975 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Astronaut
- Episode #14.39 (1975) ... Himself - Astronaut
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote preface for the book "The Home Planet", published by the Association of Space Explorers.

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Russell L. Schweickart | Rusty Schweickart | Rusty Schweikart
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Personal Quote:

Don Yeomans is one of the reasons we can all sleep a little better at night. For over a decade, Don and I have been hunting for incoming asteroids that come too close to earth. Every night, telescopes make thousands of asteroid observations which go to Don's premier team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where that data is converted into information about the trajectory of the rocks years or even... See more »

Trivia:

On Apollo 9 he flew with Jim McDivitt and Dave Scott in earth orbit. In ten days, the astronauts tested the lunar module (Spider), separated and re-docked with the command module (Gumdrop) and McDivitt performed an EVA between the two spacecraft without any securing tether. See more »

Nickname:

Rusty

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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