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NASA: We won't be having sex in space

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:31 PM EST

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)