Astronaut Highs and Lows
So much has been written about the sorry turn of events involving astronaut Lisa Nowak. Summaries of article links are provided by SpaceToday.net and HobbySpace. All I can add is that we take the bad with the good within us wherever we go and bring it back home with us.
On the lighter side, Apollo 11 lunar pioneer Buzz Aldrin (who went through his own personal difficulties following his historic flight) appeared recently on a British TV talk show, showing he still has the 'right stuff' including a quick sense of humor. Here's the link to the YouTube clip (~9 minutes) (Hat tip to Pete Backus).