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Geologist


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Associated People
  • Hess Hess, Harry H (1906-1969) American geologist. Senior scientist involved in analysing the lunar samples returned to Earth by Project Apollo. More...
  • Schmitt Schmitt, Dr Harrison Hagan 'Jack' (1935-) American geologist astronaut. Flew on Apollo 17. Twelvth person and only geologist to walk on the moon. More...
  • Hinners Hinners, Noel W (1935-) American geologist. Worked on Apollo at Bellcomm, 1963-1972. NASA HQ on lunar and space science programs, 1972-1979. Director NASM 1979-1982. Directed Goddard, 1982-1987. Associate Deputy Administrator 1987-1989. Martin Marietta VP, 1989-on. More...
  • Bailey Bailey, Palmer Kent (1947-) American geologist payload specialist astronaut, 1990-1992. More...
  • Sullivan Sullivan, Dr Kathryn Dwyer 'Kathy' (1951-) American geologist mission specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-41-G, STS-31, STS-45. Geologist, first American woman to walk in space. As of 1999 Ms Sullivan was Director of the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus, Ohio. More...
  • Reilly Reilly, Dr James Francis II 'JR' (1954-) American geologist mission specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-89, STS-104, STS-117. More...
  • Hoffpauir Hoffpauir, Michael Edward (1957-) American Army geologist payload specialist astronaut, 1990-1992. More...
  • Acaba Acaba, Joseph Michael (1967-) Hispanic-American geologist mission specialist astronaut, 2004-on. More...
  • Carvalho, Benoliel Carvalho Benoliel, Jose Augusto Brazilian geologist mission specialist astronaut, 1998-1998. Captain, Brazilian Air Force. Candidate from Brazil as a NASA Mission Specialist. At the time of his selection 41 years old. Mission later cancelled. More...

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