NASA revealed yesterday that a laptop which controlled the £83billion International Space Station had been STOLENThe space organisation admitted the theft as thousands of other computer security incidents were disclosed to Congress.
Last night a spokesman for NASA said the nicked electronic notebook had gone missing in March last year.
But Trent Perrotto insisted it had not threatened the lives of any astronauts aboard the station.
He said: "We take the issue of IT security very seriously.
"At no point in time have operations of the International Space Station been in jeopardy due to a data breach."
The laptop was not even encrypted and had on it control codes used to command the station. Read More