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RPIF Pioneers of Astrogeology

Some of the pioneers in planetary geologic research include Eugene Shoemaker, Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, Don Wilhelms, Raymond Batson, David Roddy, Gordon Swann and Baerbel Lucchitta. Click on the images below to learn about each person and their contributions to Astrogeology.

Baerbel Lucchitta at Astrogeology Science Center Thumb
Baerbel Lucchitta

 

 

Gene Shoemaker
Eugene Shoemaker

 

Ray Batson
Ray Batson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don Wilhelms
Don Wilhelms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dave Roddy
Dave Roddy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harrison Schmitt Apollo 17
Harrison Schmitt

 

 

Gordon Swann crab fishing
Gordon Swann 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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