NASA Astronaut Charged With Attempted Murder

Article written: 6 Feb , 2007
Updated: 24 Mar , 2012
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Lisa Marie Nowak. Image credit: NASAAs you’ve probably heard by now, NASA astronaut Lisa Marie Nowak was arrested this week, and charged with attempted kidnapping. Nowak, who flew on board the space shuttle Atlantis just last July, was captured by police when she attempted to confront rival Colleen Shipman over the affections of a third astronaut: Bill Oefelein. Nowak was found with a variety of weapons on her and in her car.

You’re going to be able to find the details everywhere, and I don’t really feel like rehashing them.

Here’s coverage from the New York Times. Orlando Sentinel, and NPR.

Oh, and here’s a link to Google where you can read a thousand more stories. Hunker down, this is going to go on for months.


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