If you’re into space travel, and over, let’s say 13, you probably already dreamed of getting busy in Zero G. Well, you’re not the first, and definitely not the last, as Neil DeGrasse Tyson explains space sex.
Not many are in a position to actually go through with the astrophysicist’s explanations, but even if you’re not, it still is quite interesting. And not just because of the amount of time and research the popular man of science put into answering one of his fans’ questions, but mostly because it’s Neil DeGrasse Tyson. And let’s face it, we all love him.
The answer is much easier than you’d expect, given the complex notions the scientist goes through while explaining it: straps. Preferably leather straps.
Yes, you read that right. The renown astrophysicist declares that the only difficult part of getting it on while in zero gravity would be the tendency of two bodies to move away from each other due the general movements required in order to have sex.
Therefore, Neil DeGrasse Tyson suggests, you should bring some leather straps with you. Once tied up, one to the other, the fornicating couple can go about their business getting busy in outer space without much interference. Except, of course, for bumping into things. But they should have it covered from there.
The international man of science answered the burning question considered by teenagers all over the world in a video, after being asked by one of his Twitter fans. The video will be available at the bottom of the article.
He also continues to elaborate on the subject, stating that when you move towards someone in zero gravity they just tend to bounce off, making it quite difficult to get purchase.
However, this would only be an issue in zero gravity. If the couple were to find themselves on a ship that would be able to spin enough in order to produce *some* artificial gravity, the need for the leather straps would be eliminated. Unless, you know, you’re into that.
This is not the first time space sex has been a *hot* topic, as back in 2000 there were rumors of Russian and American astronauts having sex in outer space, although they have been confirmed to be false quickly following their appearance.
Jokes aside, the topic does warrant real consideration, as it most likely is the future of space travel and other worldly colonization.
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