Has anybody had sex in space? © Getty Images

Has anybody had sex in space?

Nothing says romance like cramped quarters and weightlessness.

Asked by: Adrian Hayes, Ireland


No. Spacecraft are too cramped and too public to keep any unauthorised zero-g shenanigans secret, and being caught would almost certainly guarantee that the participants would never go into space again. Officially sanctioned research has begun into two-person sleeping bags that might allow weightless sex, but so far nobody has actually tested them.


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