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Sex in Space, Is it possible?

October 23, 2010 Leave a comment

Since 1963, when the female cosmonauts, Russian, Valentina Tereshkova orbited the Earth – explore the sky is no longer the monopoly of the adam.

Now, the various space missions allow the explorers sky, both men and women together in one capsule or in the international space station in a long time, because often many exploration missions ever.

Living together in space, men and women, raises questions whether it is possible that astronauts were allowed to have sex and breed there. Polemic about sex in space is warmed up a week later after the University of South Wales in Australia published a study on the effect of sex was bad. The study was published recently and reported by some media, October 15, 2010.

Discussions about sex in space is sesugguhnya already erupted since 1908, after being provoked essays entitled “Honeymoon in Space,” by George Griffith. But when it’s about sex is only limited debate among astronauts, and then the debate faded away.

This topic again boisterous in 2007, after the love triangle unfolding scandal, which stir the U.S. space agency, NASA. Love story that involves a female astronaut Lisa Marie Nowak and Colleen Shipman, with William Oefelein.

What is appalling, Lisa Nowak was threatened with article attempted murder of Colleen Shipman – her love rival. Although he was free on bail, Nowak brilliant career in space that eventually fell to Earth.

When the scandal is spreading, the commander of NASA’s Space Shuttle Discovery, Alan Poindexter emphasized that sex is not the agenda in their mission.
“We are professional. Personal relations rather than a primary,” said Pondexter, as published by the Telegraph, June 2010.

What if an astronaut became intimate while browsing the sky?
Poindexter emphasized that it is clearly not an option. “We treat each other with respect. We have a good working relationship,” he said.

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