Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Laurel Blair Salton

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  10.03.1961
Birthplace:  Ames / Iowa
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  01.05.1996
Selection group:  NASA-16
Position:  MSP
Status:  died 01.02.2003
Date of death:  01.02.2003
Place of death:  over Texas

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-107  MSP  16.01. - 01.02.2003 15d 22h 20m 
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Total  15d 22h 20m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in zoology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983; doctorate of medicine from the same school, 1987; Captain, USN; flight surgeon; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 15; hobbies: Scuba diving, hiking, camping, biking, traveling, flying, parachuting; died in the Columbia tragedy (STS-107) on February 01, 2003.

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Last update on July 04, 2009.