Experts predict TOURISTS will be the first to have sex in space within the next decade.
As more private rockets launch to the stars, they will enjoy the extraordinary fun.
But folks keen on in-flight fiddling might flounder, as the lack of gravity restricts little ones’ blood supply.
US-based space expert Lori Meggs said in an article for NASA, “There is no gravity to draw blood to the lower body.
“Instead, blood goes to the chest and head.”
Still, experts say space tourism pioneers like Virgin Galactic should expect travelers to attempt to establish an equivalent to the airline onesie’s Mile High Club.
It was already called Kármán Line Club, named after the boundary 62 miles above sea level that marks the beginning of space.
Prof. David Cullen said: “Given the different motivations of space tourists and the upcoming development of spacecraft”. . We concluded that sex in space is likely to happen within the next ten years.”
Prof Cullen, of Cranfield University, Beds, said the effects of conception in space needed to be researched because even if tourists did use contraception, it might not work.
He said there was also the possibility of ectopic pregnancies or developmental defects in embryos.
Cosmonaut Valery Polyakov spent an incredible 14 months in space in the 1990s.
The Russian adventurer reportedly grew close to fellow astronaut Elena Kondakova during their time together on the Mir space station.
But the couple and Kremlin officials angrily denied claims they stripped and shagged in the cramped cubicle for the benefit of all mankind.