Laurel Clark

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Laurel Clark
Laurel Clark, NASA photo portrait in blue suit.jpg
Laurel Clark
Born
Laurel Blair Salton

(1961-03-10)March 10, 1961
Ames, Iowa, United States
DiedFebruary 1, 2003(2003-02-01) (aged 41)
Over Texas
NationalityAmerican
AwardsCongressional Space Medal of Honor
Space career
NASA astronaut
Previous occupation
Flight surgeon
RankCaptain, U.S. Navy
Time in space
15d 22h 20m
Selection1996 NASA Group
MissionsSTS-107
Mission insignia
STS-107 Flight Insignia.svg

Laurel Blair Clark (née Salton; March 10, 1961 – February 1, 2003) was an American medical doctor, United States Navy Captain, NASA astronaut and Space Shuttle mission specialist.

Clark died along with her six fellow crew members in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "LAUREL BLAIR SALTON CLARK, M.D. (CAPTAIN, USN)". NASA. February 2003. Retrieved 2019-05-07.