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IN SPACE - MAY 29: In this handout provided by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), back dropped by planet Earth the International Space Station (ISS) is seen from NASA space shuttle Endeavour after the station and shuttle began their post-undocking relative separation May 29, 2011 in space. After 20 years, 25 missions and more than 115 million miles in space, NASA space shuttle Endeavour is on the last leg of its final flight to the International Space Station before being retired and donated to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. Capt. Mark E. Kelly, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' (D-AZ) husband, has lead mission STS-134 as it delivered the Express Logistics Carrier-3 (ELC-3) and the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-2) to the International Space Station. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

A NASA astronaut is off the hook after her estranged wife was charged with lying.

Summer Worden had claimed that decorated astronaut Anne McClain had accessed her bank account while serving on the International Space Station. Worden had told the FTC that though there weren’t signs of any disturbance to it, the alleged crime happened on the ISS.

Worden then filed a complaint to NASA’s Office of the Inspector General that described a “highly calculated and manipulative campaign” designed to win custody of the couple’s child.

The former NASA spouse could face up to five years in prison on each count and a maximum fine of $250,000. Her first court appearance is next week.

Source: USA Today