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Monday, December 29, 2003
It's lonely out in space?
From the folks at Reason magazine, it looks like the Russians have really adopted the lessons of capitalism. They're offering the world's first honeymoon trip to space for some rich couple. Join (join? start!) the 240-mile-high-club!

Also, NASA may have done some research into zero-G sex.

Pierre Kohler, a French scientific writer, claimed in another book that NASA had tested 20 positions by computer simulation and then arranged for two people to try the best 10 in zero gravity.

Only four were possible to reach without "mechanical assistance", according to Kohler. An elastic belt and an inflatable tunnel, like an open-ended sleeping bag, were needed for the other six.

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