actually commissioned a report on ways in which this might be done, in order to determine if colonization
of space habitat
s was to be Fun and Easy, or Sterile and Artificial. IIRC
, they came up with several 'technical aids' for this activity, some of which are:
- The Rubber Band Method - just what it sounds like, a large elastic band that holds two people together at the waist.
- The Velcro Method - Suits with corresponding velcro surfaces on the arms and legs.
- The Air Weenie Method - The most 'fun' or 'successful' depending on your job description. Consisted of an air-filled water-weenie-like toroid into which both people crawled, like a sleeping bag, and was then inflated to user-approved pressure; loose enough to allow various congressional acrobatics whilst still providing a means of enforcing continued contact.