A Florida judge Friday handed a legal victory to a former astronaut accused of assaulting a romantic rival, ruling evidence found in her car and statements she made to police after her arrest were inadmissible at trial.
Former astronaut Lisa Nowak broke her silence Friday, apologizing to her alleged victim in the NASA love-triangle case "for having frightened her" and thanking people whose support "has come shining through in this cloudy time."
Former astronaut Lisa Nowak asked a judge on Friday to let her remove her electronic monitoring bracelet, but the woman she's accused of pepper-spraying in a love triangle objected out of fear Nowak will attack again.
The lawyer for Lisa Nowak -- the former NASA astronaut accused of assaulting a romantic rival -- will ask a judge Friday to throw out her statements to police, suppress evidence collected from her car and remove her ankle-bracelet monitor.
A NASA astronaut was arrested Monday on battery and attempted kidnapping charges after allegedly trying to subdue a romantic rival with pepper spray and abduct her from a parking lot at Orlando International Airport, police said.