IT Home, Aug. 25, according to the Guardian, a NASA astronaut broke into the bank account of his separated sexual partner while living on the International Space Station (ISS). At present, NASA is investigating, and the New York Times says it appears to be the first criminal charge in LEO.
Figure from Alexander Nemenov/EPA
It is reported that astronaut Annie
At present, McLean has returned to Earth after completing his six-month mission.
She is said to have separated from her spouse, Summer.
Before they broke up, McLean had been raising Warden's youngest son and providing financial support. Her lawyer said she entered the bank account because she wanted to make sure the family was financially sound, had enough money to pay the bills and take care of Warden's son. She did not know that Warden had asked her not to enter the account again.
It is reported that the space agencies of the United States, Russia, Japan, Europe and Canada involved in the construction and operation of the International Space Station have developed procedures to deal with legal issues arising from astronauts flying around the Earth. A NASA spokesman declined to comment on the current NASA investigation.