NASA: We won't be having sex in space

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)

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