‘Meet Me In the Airlock … ‘ Will Sex In Space Fly?

It may not be such a leap to assume that when locked away in cramped spaceships on years-long missions to Mars and other planets, astronauts might end up playing a little bit more intensely than NASA-TV would care to show. But as a piloted mission to Mars moves closer to the realm of possibility, scientists are beginning to expand their studies into sex and romance in space.