Laurel Clark Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Laurel Clark (Laurel Blair Clark)

Last Updated: 26 Feb, 2023 | Views: 364

Age: 41

Profession: Astronaut

Other Profession(s): Flight Surgeon, Submariner

Famous For: NASA astronaut, United States Navy captain

Higher Education: Graduated

Laurel Clark Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
10 Mar, 1961 (41 Years 10 Months 22 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Died on
01 Feb, 2003

Cause of Death
Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster

Laurel Clark Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Dr. Laurel B. Clark was a physician and astronaut hailing from Racine, Wisconsin. Born on March 10, 1961, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1983, and went on to receive her Doctor of Medicine degree from the same institution in 1987.

Laurel Clark Career:

Throughout her career, Dr. Clark served as a flight surgeon and dive medical officer in the US Navy. 

In 1996, she was selected by NASA to join their astronaut corps and flew her first space mission as a mission specialist on Space Shuttle mission STS-107 in 2003.

Laurel Clark Honors and Awards:

Dr. Clark was awarded several posthumous honors, including the Congressional Space Medal of Honor and the NASA Space Flight Medal, and she will always be remembered as a talented and dedicated astronaut who made valuable contributions to our understanding of the universe. 

Her life and work serve as a source of inspiration to those who strive to explore the frontiers of knowledge and discovery.

Laurel Clark Death:

Clark passed away on February 1, 2003, as a result of the Space Shuttle Columbia accident, which occurred when the spacecraft disintegrated upon reentering the Earth's atmosphere. Numerous individuals, particularly young women, were motivated to pursue careers in science, medicine, and aerospace by Clark's career and commitment to exploration.

Laurel Clark Unknown Facts: 

Clark spent 15 days, 22 hours, and 21 minutes in space while flying on STS-107.

In a telegram made from Columbia, Clark left her friends and family with one farewell message.

Laurel Clark Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In Feet & Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 74 kg
In Pounds 163 Ibs

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Laurel Clark Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Richard Brown

Mother's Name
Margory Brown

Jonathan Clark

Daniel Salton

Lynne Salton, Jonathan Salton

Iain Clark

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