Harrison "Jack" Schmitt
|Schmitt's famous photograph of Earth taken from Apollo 17 as he travelled to the moon.|
(born July 3
) is a geologist
, and senator
. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in science from the California Institute of Technology
and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Geology from Harvard University
He was a member of the Apollo 17 mission in 1972 and thereby the first and only geologist to land on the moon. Harrison served as a United States Senator, representing New Mexico.