NASA issues space herpes warning as virus reactivates in astronauts

NASA issues space herpes warning as virus reactivates in astronauts

As per NASA, four human herpes viruses have been found to reactivate in astronauts on space shuttle and International Space Station missions. A study found that the viruses were able to flare up because of the high levels of stress astronauts undergo during spaceflight. 53 per cent of astronauts on shorter space shuttle flights and 61 per cent of astronauts on longer missions had traces of herpes.

beanie weaine
beanie weaine 1 year

So did nasa just tell us half of their astronauts have the herp?

SharkCat 1 year

The ultimate mile high club.

IIZard 1 year

Slutwalk in space

Vault Tec USA
Vault Tec USA 1 year

The herpes virus takes many forms for example chicken pox is a form of herpes so are cold sores. So i wonder which one they are getting

Thumper Plexed
Thumper Plexed 1 year

In space... no one can hear you scream. (as you feel the urge to itch and tear at your herpes riddled gooch during a space walk)

DKO 1 year

At least it's not SPACE AIDS.

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 1 year

Papa Nurgle at work!

Thomas Watson
Thomas Watson 1 year

Who's been having kinky space sex?

mouseRAT 1 year

Sounds like NASA is covering up for some cheaters...

Fishy 1 year


Mr Johns
Mr Johns 1 year

"Space Herpes" My god what a timeline we live in.

Danny Parker
Danny Parker 1 year

No Ice Pirates references yet? I'm disappointed...

Young Kekistani(Not Cenk)
Young Kekistani(Not Cenk) 1 year

The Star Trek episode 'Trouble with Tribbles' was an allegory for space herpes?

Asura Bomb
Asura Bomb 1 year

annnnd just like that I'm staying on Earth

Big Bad BoogieMan
Big Bad BoogieMan 1 year

Space herpes? Only a bullshit tabloid would try to fly a line like that. Thanks Sky.

Jarret Durst
Jarret Durst 1 year

I’ve never had a trace of herpes. I’ve never had a cold sore or the pox.

What Do I Know?
What Do I Know? 1 year

Their flight back home will be a Walk of Shame. also folks, don't fuck in space

Andybars 1 year

In space no one can hear you scratch

ConcealCarryProtect 1 year

Deep Space 69

Ryan Wes
Ryan Wes 1 year

I’m pretty sure over 60% of people have a form of herpes which lies dormant. The % of people without it is like 90% people under the age of 16 or something. Almost all adults have a dormant form of herpes. And there’s a smaller percentage of unlucky people who have constant flare ups (non-dormant). I’ve read this somewhere before but I’m no expert.

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