Stu Nozette Arrested for Espionage

Maryland Scientist Charged With Attempted Espionage, DOJ

"A criminal complaint unsealed today in the District of Columbia charges Stewart David Nozette, 52, of Chevy Chase, Maryland, with attempted espionage for knowingly and willfully attempting to communicate, deliver, and transmit classified information relating to the national defense of the United States to an individual that Nozette believed to be an Israeli intelligence officer."

Criminal Complaint, full text

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mini-RF

"Stewart Nozette, Mini-RF Principal Investigator (on Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter) and Co-investigator (on Chandrayaan-1)."

US Scientist Arrested for Allegedly Attempting to Pass Secrets to Israel, ABC

During one meeting, Nozette indicated he could be paid in cash up to $10,000. "Cash is fine...[I know] how to handle cash...you buy consumables...cash is good for anything...you can eat it, drink it or screw it."

U.S. scientist charged with spying, Washington Times

"Mr. Nozette was so proud of his access to state secrets that he recited from memory information that the complaint said was highly classified. Indeed, Mr. Nozette bragged he had a "Q clearance" between 1990 and 2000, "which involved all aspects of nuclear weapons programs," court papers said."

Records sought from nonprofit for NASA work, 2006, Washington Times

"The Justice Department and the attorney's office filed papers in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt June 30 on behalf of NASA's Office of Inspector General based at Goddard. The papers say the nonprofit group refused to fully comply with a subpoena, including a request for bank records and tax documents for 2004 and 2005. The nonprofit is run by Stewart Nozette, who was a staff member at the National Space Council under President George Bush."

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