North Water Street
Don Pettit, Silverton’s Astronaut
Don Pettit completed two years of training and evaluation before qualifying for flight as a mission specialist.
Donald R. Pettit lives in Houston, Texas, and is married with two children. He continues to help troubleshoot space station issues on the ground.
Astronaut Pettit returned to his hometown in 2009 to act as Grand Marshall for Silverton’s annual Homer Davenport Days parade, where he presented the town with various memorabilia from his experience I space. A bulletin board hanging from the O’Brien Café is dedicated to his exploits.
Welcome back to Silverton, Earth, Don.
Don Pettit, Silverton’s Astronaut is another of artist David McDonald’s work and was painted in 2008
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