Posts Tagged: Sex In Space

Weird Millionaire Offers To Torture Married Couple In Space For 501 Days

If you're married and old enough to have endured whatever horrors requiring "work on the marriage," space tourist/rich person Dennis Tito has a great plan: He wants to send an adult married couple on a 501-day round-trip flight to Mars. This could be you, and also your spouse!

A tycoon announced plans Wednesday to send a middle-aged couple on a privately built spaceship to slingshot around the red planet and come back home, hopefully with their bodies and marriage in one piece after 501 days of no-escape togetherness in a cramped capsule half the size of an RV.

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The More You Know: Levitation

Here is a brief history of the idea of levitation, which touches on Jews in Space, zero-g intercourse, and Christian ecstasy. Also! "Levitation is also related to levity, to the lighthearted, the frivolous, and the fun. The link between levitation, levity, and laughter was made explicit in the 1964 Walt Disney classic Mary Poppins (as we'll see, the the 1960s was an absolutely crucial decade for levitation). "