A NASA scientist has issued a stern warning to male astronauts – don’t masturbate in space.
People who venture outside our atmosphere are advised not to enjoy themselves in zero gravity.
the reason? Female astronauts may be accidentally fertilized by stray fluids.
As it turns out, there are strict guidelines around this activity.
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It may seem surprising, but even the smallest amount of fluid released on board a spacecraft can cause major problems.
A NASA engineer named Smith answers Conan O’Brien’s questions in his podcast Conan O’Brien needs a friend.
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He asked about the astronaut’s most private moments – his first question to Smythe was whether he had sent pornography to the International Space Station.
“No, none of that,” Smith replied.
“Does porn work in zero gravity? It goes everywhere,” O’Brien asked.
Smith replied, “The same man can carry three female astronauts in the same sitting… find their way.”
The mind manipulates…
Meanwhile, when NASA staffers haven’t been answering questions about masturbation in outer space lately, they’ve released some truly amazing photos of the galaxy.
For the first time in history, humans can see detailed images of the wonders of the universe including the Carina Nebula, the Southern Ring Nebula, Stefan’s Pentagram, and the most detailed spectra of an exoplanet.
The first image released is a Webb study of the hot gas giant WASP-96b located about 1,150 light-years from Earth. The study produced a spectrum with points similar to a wavelength.
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