Former National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronaut
and Navy Captain Lisa Nowak and her legal defense team have filed
notice with the court a temporary insanity defense could be
presented, when her trial begins in September on charges of
attempted kidnapping to intent to inflict bodily harm, with
burglary with a weapon and battery.
Company Says No One Has Asked For Refund; Four New Ones
Have Signed Up
As investigators continue working on their report on a fatal
nitrous oxide explosion at Scaled Composites July 26, the
intervening month has already provided some perspective on the
incident's effect on the fledgling private-sector space race.
Contract Authorizes Production Of Boosters Thru 2016
NASA on Tuesday selected Boeing's facility in Huntsville, AL as
the contractor to provide manufacturing support for design and
construction of the upper stage of the Ares I rocket. Ares I will
launch astronauts to the International Space Station and eventually
help return humans to the moon.