Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Peterson

Donald Herod

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  22.10.1933
Birthplace:  Winona / Mississippi
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  30.06.1967
Selection group:  MOL-3 / NASA-7
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.12.1984

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-6  MSP  04.04. - 09.04.1983 5d 00h 23m 
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Total  5d 00h 23m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science from U.S. Military Academy, 1955; master of science in nuclear engineering from USAF Institute of Technology, 1962; Colonel, USAF, ret.; in 1967 chosen for MOL-3, then NASA astronaut; hobbies: Jogging, swimming, weight-lifting, reading, mathematics; later President, Aerospace Operations Consultants, Inc.

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