Donald H Peterson

Donald H Peterson bio

Birth Name: Donald H Peterson

Occupation: Astronaut

Place Of Birth: Mississippi

Date Of Birth: October 22, 1933

Date Of Death: May 27, 2018

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Donald H Peterson was born on the 22nd of October, 1933. He was famous for being a Astronaut. Known for his participation in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)-sponsored Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) program of the 1960s, he also served as a mission specialist on the 1983 debut flight of the Space Shuttle Challenger.

Donald H Peterson was born in Mississippi. After graduating from the United States Military Academy (West Point, New York) and joining the U.S. Air Force, he earned a degree in nuclear engineering from Ohio’s Wright-Patterson Air Force Institute of Technology. He later trained at California’s Aerospace Research Pilot School. He was a member of the support crew for the 1972 Apollo 16 Moon mission.

Donald H Peterson was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Donald H Peterson was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Donald H Peterson is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Donald H Peterson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Donald H Peterson’s parents.

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Donald H Peterson was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: Donald H Peterson
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Donald H Peterson was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Donald H Peterson was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Donald H Peterson had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Donald H Peterson’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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