Astronauts: December 2007 Archives

Very Sad News

Space station astronaut's mom dies in car wreck, Houston Chronicle

"The 90-year-old mother of an astronaut aboard the international space station was killed Wednesday when her car was struck by a freight train in a Chicago suburb. A NASA flight surgeon in Mission Control informed astronaut Dan Tani of the death of his mother, Rose Tani, while he was orbiting about 220 miles above the Earth."

Nowak Update

E-mails released in former astronaut Lisa Nowak case, Orlando Sentinel

"If there was a romantic relationship brewing between former astronaut Lisa Nowak and Navy Cmdr. Bill Oefelein, it didn't come through in their e-mail exchanges at work, according to newly released NASA documents. But passion was evident in notes between Oefelein and Air Force Capt. Colleen Shipman, the woman Nowak saw as her romantic rival and is accused of following to Florida and attacking in February at Orlando International Airport."



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