I think the issue here may have been the headline. The headline makes it sound like "crash landing" is something the astronaut did to a criminal suspect--not a transformation that happened to the astronaut.

The headline also doesn't mention Kahneman, who has a lot of name recognition.

I would try respublishing the same article with a headline like "What An Astronaut's Mental Breakdown Teaches Us About the Dangers of Snap Decisions" or "What An Astronaut's Mental Breakdown Teaches Us About Daniel Kahneman" or "How a Space Hero's Bad Decision Turned Her Into a Criminal" with the subhead "And how you can avoid making the same bad choices"

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