Decorated NASA astronaut Anne McClain has denied she stole her estranged wife's identity while on a mission as investigating her for what may be the first crime committed in space.
"There's no such thing as this claim," McClain
McClain's legal drama made headlines Friday, March 5, 2010, Summer Worden, filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, claiming the astronaut illegally accessed Her bank account during a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station, the New York Times reported.
The pair has been locked in a bitter divorce since 201
After their split, claims McLain attempted to test their financial situation. NASA computer network, the Times reported.
Through her lawyer, McClain insisted that she did not "anything improper" and signed into the account to ensure the family's finances were
McClain wrote on Twitter that the space drama is under investigation.
"I appreciate the outpouring of support and want to leave it until after the investigation," McClain wrote.
NASA declined to comment on the astronaut's divorce saga in a statement to Space.com.
"Col. Anne McClain has an accomplished military career, flew combat missions in NASA's top astronauts, "the agency said on Saturday."
NASA's mission aboard the International Space Station. NASA does not comment on personal or personnel matters. "