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A NASA astronaut has been arrested and charged with battery and attempted kidnapping. Mission specialist Lisa Nowak is alleged to have tried to kidnap Colleen Shipman, who she appears to have considered a rival for the affections of her fellow astronaut William Oefelein. Nowak is reported to have driven 1,000 miles from Houston …

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  1. regadpellagru

    Conspiracy theory

    To me, the explaination is all in the beginning and end

    of this stunning article !

    <conspiracy mode>

    After tests were conducted, the Government discovered

    shagging in space was extremely better than down on

    the surface.

    Shipman and Oefelein were on the list for some more

    experiments during an upcoming space flight.

    Then Nowak had accidentally access to the information ...

    </conspiracy mode>

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    our best and brightest

    So, America's best and brightest, pulling hair and slapping (and perhaps cutting into pieces and dumping in a trash bag).

    I'd just like Reg readers from the UK to know that there actually two different countries called the United States. I'm from the other one.

    Sigh.

  3. John A Blackley

    Human life discovered in space

    So astronauts are actual human beings with human frailties? Who'd-a-thunkit?

    Actually I'm relieved. One less potential source of superhuman beings poised to enslave we mere mortals.

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