We're sure it will happen eventually. But for now, sex in space is out of the question.
When space shuttle Discovery commander Alan Poindexter was visiting Tokyo, a reporter asked what would happen if astronauts had sexual relations in space, according to France24.
Poindexter reportedly grew "serious-faced" and replied, "We don't have them and we won't."
The NASA space shuttle commander was in Tokyo with his six crew members to talk about their two-week resupply mission to the International Space Station.
"We are a group of professionals," he said. "We treat each other with respect and we have a great working relationship. Personal relationships are not ... an issue."
So it looks like there won't be any off-planet romance until a civilian books one of those $4.4 million hotel rooms aboard the the Galactic Suite Space Resort—supposedly only two years away.
(via Huffington Post)