Poindexter says no to sex in space

by JGordon on Jun. 28th, 2010

A professional gift from one astronaut to another: "I give you this rocket, sir." "And I thank you, sir!"
A professional gift from one astronaut to another: "I give you this rocket, sir." "And I thank you, sir!"Courtesy NASA
The headline says it all. One Alan Poindexter, a NASA commander, says that the most intimate of relations* is not allowed on the International Space Station. So if you ever wondered how that works, you can stop.

*I'm not referring to two-player Battletoads. But that isn't allowed on the ISS either.

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Shana's picture
Shana says:

I wonder if Colbert inspired this...

posted on Mon, 06/28/2010 - 11:00am
KelsiDayle's picture
KelsiDayle says:

That does seem like a worthy forum for a discussion of this article.

I particularly appreciate the part of the original article where they use the diaper-wearing crazy lady as an example to illustrate thier point that

"astronauts have been known to succumb to earthly passions."

posted on Tue, 06/29/2010 - 11:22am
Shana's picture
Shana says:

Right--as though that were the only way such a thing could take place! (or at least that it would always end that way??)

posted on Tue, 06/29/2010 - 3:01pm

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