We're incredibly lucky to be able to be working where we are up above the Earth and being able to see our planet from that vantage pointColumbia crew bio: Laurel Clark Feb 01, 2003
It was a very positive experience to work together and work through learning more about each other and our different strengths and weaknesses, and covering for each otherFeature: Outdoor rigors bonded astronauts Jan 17, 2003
Laurel Blair Salton Clark (March 10, 1961 – February 1, 2003) was a medical doctor, United States Navy Captain, NASA astronaut and Space Shuttle mission specialist who was killed in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.
Clark was born in Ames, Iowa, but considered Racine, Wisconsin to be her hometown. She is survived by her husband, fellow NASA flight surgeon Dr. Jonathan Clark (who was part of an official NASA panel that prepared the final 400-page report about the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster), and son Iain Clark.
Clark was a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority. She held an FCC issued Technician Class amateur radio license with the call sign KC5ZSU.