NeoBytes :) Pornhub wants to shoot porn in space, starts a campaign to fund it

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Neil Armstrong once said, "That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” when he became the first human being ever, to set foot on the moon. It was undeniably a historic moment for the people of Earth, which also helped deepen our knowledge of outer space. But let us ask you this: how do you feel about a plan to make the world's first ever porno video to be shot in space, beyond the atmosphere of our planet?

After introducing the WankBand, which collects power when moved in an up and down motion, Pornhub has announced its plans to make history, by shooting a pornographic flick in space. Yes, you read that right. And to make this a reality, the company has started a 30-day crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, to be able to raise $3.4 million for the said space porn project.

All the money collected will then be used to pay for the seating of crew and actors who will ride on a "consumer space shuttle", stain-proof suits, and of course, "state-of-the-art video equipment to broadcast the iconic moment." Unfortunately, that whole "consumer space shuttle" thing, not to mention the actual low cost of this endeavor makes us believe this won't be anything more than, at best, a ride on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic "space" flights (ie not space) or, even worse, a ride on "the vomit comet".

Donors of the campaign not only help make the idea a reality, but they get rewards in return too. $1 will get a donor a certificate stating they helped support the space program, while $10 will get a donor early access to the video. Pornhub even accepts donations of up to $20,000, which will allow you to run the show, and design a scene, scripts, positions, angles, and all.

Pornhub VP Corey Price further explains the company's plans regarding the "Sexploration" mission:

We’re looking to pioneer a one-of-a-kind mission to push the boundaries of intergalactic sexploration, defy gravity and make history. We are excited to change the adult industry as we currently know it by venturing into the final sexual frontier. This will be a grand experiment in learning how intercourse works after penetrating the Earth’s atmosphere, a lesson we’d like to broadcast and produce — with great enjoyment — in direct collaboration with those interested in being a part of the global front that will make this a reality.

So far, as of this writing, Pornhub has only collected about $5,500 for the campaign. If the goal is reached and everything goes well, the launch of the program could happen by late 2016. The company can only get the money raised if the goal is reached. Otherwise, all the money donated will be refunded back to people.

While it is possible that this might be just a joke, sex in outer space, and even more importantly reproduction, is actually a topic of great interest for space agencies around the world. Being able to learn more about it is a very important step in humankind's journey to other planets.

So godspeed Pornhub!

Source and Image via Pornhub on Indiegogo

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