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Steven Lindsey

NASA plans to review psychological testing

After a bizarre case in which an astronaut stands accused of trying to kill an apparent romantic rival, NASA announced yesterday that it would conduct a thorough review of the psychological testing conducted on astronauts.

The investigation will also determine whether there were any signs in recent weeks of unusual behavior by Lisa M. Nowak, who was charged Tuesday with attempted murder. Police in Orlando, Fla., say the Naval Academy graduate and Rockville native stalked Air Force Capt. Colleen Shipman, who she believed was romantically linked to Cmdr. William A. Oefelein, a fellow astronaut.

"They want to look at Lisa Nowak's dealings and see if there were any...