Laurel (Salton) Clark

Laurel Blair (Salton) Clark (1961 - 2003)

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Laurel Blair Clark formerly Salton
Born in Ames, Story County, Iowa, United States of Americamap
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Daughter of [private father (1930s - unknown)] and [private mother (1930s - unknown)]
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Died in Texas, United States of Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Mar 2016
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Categories: Notables | Ham Radio Operators | Space Flight Disasters | Space Shuttle Columbia | Space Shuttle Columbia Crew Members | NASA Astronauts | Space Shuttle Astronauts | NASA Space Flight Medal | Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia | Defense Distinguished Service Medal | Congressional Space Medal of Honor | NASA Distinguished Service Medal.

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Awards and Honors

Space Medal
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Laurel Blair Salton, daughter of Robert Salton & Marjory Blair Haviland, was born 10 Mar 1961 in Ames Iowa. She married to Jonathan B. Clark and had a son, Iain. She was an Astronaut with membership in the Society of U.S. Naval Flight surgeons, a Submarine Medical Officer and a Flight Surgeon with membership in the Aerospace Medical Association. Commander Laurel Blair Salton, M.D., USN, was a victim of the Columbia Space Shuttle STS-107 explosion on 1 Feb 2003. [2] [3]

Laurel's First Cousin, Timothy Aaron Haviland, died in the World Trade Centers on 9/11.

She held a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued Technician Class amateur radio license with the call sign KC5ZSU.


Arlington National Cemetery , Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA, Plot: Section 46, Lot 1180-2



  1. Congressional Space Medal of Honor Recipients
  2. The Haviland - de Havilland Heritage Society, via personal correspondence with her uncle, Douglas Brant Haviland.
  3. NASA


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Commander Laurel Blair Clark, M.D.
Commander Laurel Blair Clark, M.D.


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