Sex in Space
Sex in Outer Space
What would it be like? Has it happened already? If so, how long until the pictures are on the Internet?
In an interview with Rossiiskaya Gazeta, Russian cosmonaut Talgat Musabayev insists that no one has ever had sex in space: "Definitely not, although there is a lot of idle talk around this." So why not, you ask? "A lot of different commissions -- moral, ethical and medical ones -- that were discussing this, finally ruled that one must not do it so far, because the consequences are unknown for those who would be born." Um, why not just use birth control? Space.com (June 2001)
"It is enough to have a married couple in flight, or a boyfriend and a girlfriend, in order to conduct such experiments," said Dr. Valery Polyakov, IBMP Deputy Director and a Russian cosmonaut, in an exclusive interview with SPACE.com.