zrobotics (760688) writes "Forbes is running a story about an NASA astronaut arrested for attempted kidnapping. Apparently, Lisa Marie Nowak drove 900 miles from her home, disguised herself in a wig and trench coat, armed herself with a bb gun and pepper spray, and tried to kidnap a fellow astronaut. Mrs. Nowak believed this fellow astronaut was romantically involved with one William Oefelein, an unmarried fellow astronaut. While Mrs. Nowak is married (to another, unspecified fourth party) and has three children, she felt she had to deter the affections of her unfortunate victim in a most unusual manner. A NASA officials stated that as of Monday her status with the program is unaffected. Ah, geeks in love..."