Colleen Shipman Attacker Lisa Nowak Makes Plea Deal in Kidnapping Case

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Former NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak has a agreed to a plea deal to keep her out of prison, after facing kidnapping charges for a run-in with her ex-boyfriend's new lady. The 46-year-old was charged with attempted kidnapping stemming from an incident back in February 2007, when she attacked Colleen Shipman, a woman dating Nowak's ex Cmdr. William A. Oefelein. According to, it went something like this: Nowak drove from Texas to Florida claiming she just wanted to "talk" to her ex's...Read Full Story

New emails released in the Colleen Shipman "Love Triangle" case

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NASA has released over 200 pages of email communications between Lisa Nowak , Colleen Shipman, and Bill Oefelein. The e-mail text made national headlines on Thursday when NASA released them as part of a Freedom of Information Act request. Both Lisa Nowak and Bill Oefelein lost their NASA astronaut jobs after Lisa was arrested for driving cross-country and allegedly assaulting Colleen Shipman. Lisa Nowak has been charged with attempted kidnapping, battery and burglary with assault. She has...Read Full Story

Colleen Shipman probably agrees, Lisa Nowak is insane...

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“Even the most naive observer should recognize that Lisa Nowak’s behavior on Feb. 5 was uncharacteristic and unpredicted for such an accomplished person with no criminal record or history of violence,” her lawyer, Donald A. Lykkebak, said in a statement.Lisa Nowak plans to plead insanity in her defense.Read Full Story

Colleen Shipman's private emails

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Colleen Shipman ( Colleen had been sending Bill Oefelein private emails prior to the Lisa Nowak scandal. The authorities released quotes from these emails...including this quote:"First urge will be to rip your clothes off," Air Force Capt. Colleen Shipman wrote to Oefelein while he was aboard shuttle Discovery in December. "But honestly, love, I want you to totally and thoroughly enjoy your hero's homecoming."Lisa Nowak, in a rage of jealousy after discovering these emails...Read Full Story

Quote about Colleen Shipman

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"(Colleen) is the last person you'd ever think this would happen to," said Kelly Miloszewski, a current Center resident who, like Shipman, graduated from Center Area High School in 1995. "It's still a little hard to believe."Read Full Story

Colleen Shipman heads back to work

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Colleen Shipman has started back up at work and is trying to avoid the massive media storm surrounding Lisa Nowak. "She's holding up well considering the circumstances," said a base official. "Capt. Shipman also asked me to pass along that she appreciates the support she's received from her friends, family, and the wing." This has got to be a nightmare for her... first of all get stalked by a crazy astronaut, then getting pepper sprayed, and now showing up on CNN in a "love triangle" story...Read Full Story