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Celtkin
02-06-2007, 07:09 AM
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[Local6 (http://www.local6.com/news/10937513/detail.html)] A space shuttle astronaut dubbed "Robo-Chick" by NASA mission controllers faces kidnapping and battery charges for her alleged involvement in a bizarre love triangle involving another astronaut she was in love with, according to Orlando police.

Lisa Nowak was charged with attempted kidnapping, attempted vehicle burglary with battery and destruction of evidence and battery.

Police said Nowak drove from her home in Houston to Orlando International Airport to confront Colleen Shipman, who the astronaut believed was romantically involved with U.S. Navy Commander William Oefelein, who was a pilot during space shuttle Discovery's trip to the space station last December.

Nowak allegedly followed Shipman to a parking lot dressed in a wig and trench coat and sprayed her with pepper spray, police told Local 6 News.

"The suspect had a confrontation with the victim or attempted to summon the victim for help and in doing so, sprayed into the car," Orlando police Sgt. Barbara Jones said.

Police said Nowak was carrying a steel mallet, BB Gun, a new folding knife, some rubber tubing and some large plastic bags.

"Police found a bag of diapers in the suspect's car that the suspect admits to using so she didn't have to stop and take any bathroom breaks on the trip," Local 6's Jessica D'Onorio said.

Stitches
02-06-2007, 08:34 AM
A woman taking no bathroom breaks? That must have cut her time in half.

d-day
02-06-2007, 08:40 AM
this kind of stuff pisses me off - if she was in the kitchen doing the dishes like she's supposed to, none of this would have happened

Alex44
02-06-2007, 08:46 AM
Thats really out of this world.

BAMAPHIN 22
02-06-2007, 01:15 PM
Jail: Astronaut to face attempted murder charge


A judge granted bail Tuesday to a NASA astronaut charged with pepper-spraying a romantic rival before attempting to kidnap her from a parking lot at the Orlando airport.

However, Nowak was not released because Orlando police were planning to add a charge of attempted first-degree murder to the three charges she already faced, a jail spokesman said.

Before the new charge was filed, the judge warned that Navy Capt. Lisa Marie Nowak is to have no contact with NASA engineer Colleen Shipman and must wear a GPS, or global positioning satellite device, to ensure she does not travel east of Orange County, where Shipman lives.

The charges against Nowak stem from an alleged love triangle in which Nowak and Shipman were competing for the affections of astronaut Bill Oefelein, police said.

The judge emphasized to Nowak that she could not have any contact with Shipman, good or bad. The judge told her she couldn't even send flowers to apologize.

Col. Steve Lindsey, Nowak's superior and commander of her space shuttle mission last July, testified Nowak had no reason to have any contact with Shipman and said the GPS device would not hamper Nowak's work.

Nowak's attorney, Donald Lykkebak, told the judge that his client has an "exemplary record of commitment" and should be released without bond.
"At times like this, judge, one's good works must count for something," Lykkebak said.

The judge ordered bail set at $15,500 on three counts. A future court date was not set.

Nowak, 43, a married mother of three, has been charged with battery, attempted kidnapping and attempted vehicle burglary with battery. She also was initially charged with destruction of evidence, but the judge said he found no probable cause for that charge.

Nowak's cuffed hands were shackled to her waist as she stood before the judge. She looked down and remained still during most of the hearing but shook her head when prosecutors said she planned to kidnap and harm Shipman.

Nowak, who flew her first shuttle mission as a mission specialist aboard Discovery in July, and Shipman were both reported to be "in a relationship" with Oefelein, a Navy commander, according to a police report of the incident.

Nowak drove almost 1,000 miles from Houston, Texas, to Orlando on Monday to confront Shipman about her alleged relationship with Oefelein, according to a police report.

http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/02/06/astronaut.arrested/index.html

Roman529
02-06-2007, 03:33 PM
this kind of stuff pisses me off - if she was in the kitchen doing the dishes like she's supposed to, none of this would have happened

:sidelol:

Astronauts Gone Bad!!!!

Maynard the Hammer
02-06-2007, 04:01 PM
"Police found a bag of diapers in the suspect's car that the suspect admits to using so she didn't have to stop and take any bathroom breaks on the trip," Local 6's Jessica D'Onorio said.that is hilarious

HysterikiLL
02-06-2007, 07:27 PM
Just to clarify, they're now saying she was wearing adult nappies. See, it would've just been weird if she was weird regular nappies.

ih8brady
02-06-2007, 08:44 PM
Thats really out of this world.



Honest to god headlines on FoxNews:

Astronaut on a MISSION
The Wrong Stuff
:lol:


Seriously WTF?!!!!! Whats next? Brain surgeons robbing liquor stores? Nobel Prize laureates on Jerry Springer?

CharlestonPhan
02-06-2007, 09:17 PM
http://www.finheaven.com/boardvb2/showthread.php?t=182293

i beat ya to this one Celt. :)

PrepDogg
02-06-2007, 09:44 PM
Damn, she didn't even wanna stop for bathroom breaks. Now that's dedication. She wanted to **** her up badly.

HysterikiLL
02-06-2007, 10:13 PM
Damn, she didn't even wanna stop for bathroom breaks. Now that's dedication. She wanted to **** her up badly.




What ever happened to the days of "Oh, I'm going to bring it, mother ****er, and your *** will be sorry! Hell yeah, I'ma gonna kick yer ***.....right after I take a leak".

dreday
02-07-2007, 07:06 PM
Love hurts...Can mean death too.Even astronauts have problems.

Maynard the Hammer
02-07-2007, 07:18 PM
Just to clarify, they're now saying she was wearing adult nappies. See, it would've just been weird if she was weird regular nappies.probably the same ones she wore when taking off and landing in space

btw, i wonder if she has sex with the guy in space

Roman529
02-07-2007, 07:48 PM
Didn't she have to use the bathroom when she was gassing up the car.....you figure on a 1,000 trip that she had to stop 3-4 times to fill up the tank. :confused:

HysterikiLL
02-07-2007, 08:05 PM
probably the same ones she wore when taking off and landing in space

btw, i wonder if she has sex with the guy in space


:lol: Have you seen her mugshot? I don't think you want to wonder that!