Meanwhile In Other NASA Personnel News

Man charged in Springfield killing is NASA executive, former police officer who fatally shot two others, Washington Post

"A Springfield man charged with shooting and killing a neighbor Tuesday is a NASA executive and a former police officer who fatally shot two people in separate line-of-duty incidents, according to family members and government officials. Michael J. Hetle, 52, worked in NASA's headquarters on risk mitigation for the space agency's programs and activities as part of the Enterprise Protection Program, NASA said Wednesday. He joined the agency in 2010 and served in various positions."

Judge delays reckless murder trial of former NASA astronaut, ABC

"A judge in Alabama has delayed the reckless murder trial of a former NASA astronaut charged in a crash that killed two girls four years ago, court records show. Former space shuttle commander James Halsell of Huntsville was set to go on trial Monday. But the defense requested a postponement citing the death of the father of lead attorney Jim Sturdivant, and a judge agreed in an order filed Sunday."

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