Posts tagged "astronauts"

The Last Man To Walk On The Moon Calls 6-Year-Old Aspiring Astronaut

Connor Johnson, a six-year-old from Colorado, has long dreamed of becoming an astronaut. Now, he is on a mission to save NASA. He launched a petition on the White House website to gain support for the program and has received thousands of signatures. Since the petition has gained national attention, he's received all kinds of…

By: Claire Hannum / December 12, 2013

Watch This: Astronaut Cady Coleman Discusses Her Space Hairstyle Choices With Sandra Bullock

Remember that awesome astronaut Cady Coleman, who chatted with Sandra Bullock from the International Space Station to help her prepare for her starring role in the upcoming movie, "Gravity"? She's back on Earth now, and got the chance to meet her movie star mentee in person. In this joint interview, Bullock talks about what she…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 2, 2013

4 Reasons Why Space Sex Sounds Like An Awful Idea

Our favorite part of Newt Gingrich's platform was his promise to build an American moon colony. "Imagine weightlessness and its effects" he said of the benefit of the space honeymoons, which he believes will be all the rage in a few short years. We're not really seeing romantic space getaways catching on anytime soon. Zero-gravity…

By: Tiffanie Drayton / January 27, 2012

No Sex Allowed In Outer Space

I just assumed that the whole point of becoming an astronaut and taking the long ride out to the final frontier was for the glory of experiencing zero-gravity sex, even if those pesky space suits do seem a little restrictive. But apparently space sex is against the rules of astro-conduct. Space Shuttle commander Alan Poindexter,…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 29, 2010

Cocaine In Space?

This NASA scandal isn't nearly as juicy as the Astronaut Love Triangle/Diaper Incident of 2007, but it's still pretty interesting. NASA says that it found a small baggie of cocaine by a bathroom in a hangar for the space shuttle Discovery, which will be launching in March. Naturally, they'll be investigating this to the high…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 15, 2010

NASA Astronaut Love Triangle Pair Engaged

Remember back in 2007, when NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak drove 900 miles overnight while wearing a diaper so she could confront Colleen Shipman, who was messing around with Nowak’s maybe boyfriend, fellow astronaut Bill Oefelein? Well, Nowak has completely lost this war. Not only did she lose her job and have the whole world find…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 17, 2009

Louis Vuitton Chooses Famous Astronauts Instead Of Celebs For New Ad

Ads for luxury brand Louis Vuitton generally feature the rich and fabulous, i.e., Madonna, Sean Connery, Sofia Coppola, and Sean Connery. But the latest installment in the company's Core Values series, shot by Annie Liebovitz, features lesser-known faces whose names we learned in elementary school history lessons. The ad pictures Sally Ride (the first America…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 1, 2009

Oh, The Questions We Have For Female Astronauts

Space mission. Space station. Space junk. We're proud of space-loving astronaut Megan McArthur, who's on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis with six dudes. The ship's mission is to repair the Hubble Space Telescope, and as chief robotics officer Megan used the shuttle's 50-foot robotic arm to release the Hubble back into orbit. No one will…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 20, 2009

Japanese Astronaut Tries Out Stink-Free Underwear

The next time you hear, “Houston, we have a problem,” you know it’s not day-old boxer stink. Koichi Wakata, a Japanese astronaut living aboard the International Space Station for the next three months, is testing J-ware undies made by the Japan Women’s University in Tokyo. J-ware’s magic undies kill bacteria, absorb water, and dry quickly…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 31, 2009

NASA Considers Exploring Sex

Astronauts like to experiment. And recently there’s been push at NASA to start researching sex without gravity -- everything from pregnancy to the pill’s potency to the effects of effing with low blood pressure. Now, you can’t tell me that astronauts haven’t at least played with their own equipment, but with a three year missio…

By: Simcha / July 24, 2008

The Frisky’s Top Six Fantasy Guys (According To Profession)

It’s hump day and while we should be busy working, spring flings are on our minds. Boys, boys, all types of boys -- it’s the stuff daydreams are made of. According to Savvy Miss, there are ten classic types of dudes that women fantasize about: the pirate, the movie star, the cowboy, the younger guy,…

By: Simcha / May 14, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: The Best 13 Minutes Of Your Life, Astronauts, And Online Gender

The most desirable length of time for sex is between seven and 13 minutes, according to a random sample of Americans and Canadians. Anything less was "too short," while anything more was "too long." Interestingly enough, an NFL game's half-time lasts 12 minutes. So, if you use seven minutes for sex, you'll still have five…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 5, 2008