Some of their comments open a window into what today's astronauts value. For example, she was criticized for being unwilling to do tasks for which she hadn't trained, and for being upset when someone else was chosen over her for an upcoming mission. Now, I dare say that most of us don't like having to do a new task with no training; and most of us get upset when someone else is chosen over us. But apparently these human emotions are taboo for the astronaut corps.
Astronaut Mark Kelly, who was the pilot on Nowak's flight to the space station, said he was unaware of Nowak's relationship with Oefelein. He described Nowak as smart and well-prepared but told investigators he didn't like her.I guess "Doesn't play well with others" is most damning of all if you're an astronaut. I can see why teamwork is so highly valued - after all, they are trusting their very lives to their teammates.
"She was not a good team player, and he learned in space that she exhibited bad expedition behavior because she was selfish," the investigative summary said.