Lisa Nowak, 46, (left) former NASA mission specialist on Discovery's July 2006 flight pleaded guilty Tuesday, November 10, 2009 to counts of third-degree burglary of a conveyance and misdemeanor battery during a pre-trial hearing at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Fl. Nowak was originally charged with more-serious counts. Orlando police say Nowak drove from Houston to Orlando International Airport to attack Colleen Shipman, (2nd from right,background) who was dating Nowak's love interest, Bill Oefelein.
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