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Astronaut Lisa Nowak's Bizarre Love Triangle
A former astronaut charged with confronting a romantic rival in an airport parking lot has pleaded guilty to felony burglary of a car and misdemeanor battery. In February 2007, Lisa Nowak, a married mother of three, was charged with attempted murder.  She was accused of hatching an extraordinary plot to kidnap Colleen Shipman, who she believed was romantically involved with another shuttle astronaut, William Oefelein. Authorities have said Nowak had an affair with Oefelein.  READ MORE >>

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Lisa Marie Nowak

Lisa Marie Nowak, seen here in a booking photo, was sentenced to a year on probation last November after pleading guilty to third-degree felony burglary and misdemeanor battery.
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Crime Scene Items

This photo released by the Orlando State Attorney's office on Tuesday, April 10, 2007, shows items including a wig, a bag, a hammer and a stun gun that were recovered from the car driven by NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak after she was arrested for trying to kidnap a romantic rival. 

 

Lisa Nowak

Astronaut Lisa M. Nowak, STS-121 mission specialist, floats on the deck of the space shuttle Discovery while docked with the international space station, July 8, 2006. 

 

Nowak Family

This photo provided by Andrea Rose, sister of astronaut Lisa Nowak, shows Nowak and her husband Rich and their twin daughters on the occasion of the babies' baptisms in the spring of 2002 in Houston. 

Astronaut Lisa Nowak's Bizarre Love Triangle

A former astronaut charged with confronting a romantic rival in an airport parking lot has pleaded guilty to felony burglary of a car and misdemeanor battery. In February 2007, Lisa Nowak, a married mother of three, was charged with attempted murder.  She was accused of hatching an extraordinary plot to kidnap Colleen Shipman, who she believed was romantically involved with another shuttle astronaut, William Oefelein. Authorities have said Nowak had an affair with Oefelein.  READ MORE >>

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