Donald Herod Peterson (October 22, 1933 – May 27, 2018) was a retired United States Air Force officer and a former USAF and NASA astronaut.
|1933||Born in Winona, Montgomery, Mississippi, USA|
|1955||Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, joined the Air Force|
|1957||Married Bonnie Ruth Love on 02 Nov 1957|
|1962||Master of Science, Nuclear Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology|
|1967||Selected for the Manned Orbiting Laboratory program, by USAF in USAF Group 3 |
|1969||Selected by NASA in Astronauts Group 7|
|1979||Retired from the Air Force as Colonel|
|1983||Flew on Challenger STS-6 with Karol Bobko, Paul Weitz and Story Musgrave|
|1984||Retired from NASA|
|2018||Died in El Lago, Harris, Texas, USA|
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