Fun fact: Space has a specific smell and now there’s a perfume that will allow your senses to get a whiff of it.
Eau de Space is the new fragrance that has garnered a lot of attention after being posted on Kickstarter as a crowdfunding campaign.
The scent was originally created by chemist Steve Pearce who was contracted by NASA in 2008 to develop a scent that mimicked the smell of outer space.
This scent was initially made to help train astronauts and eliminate any surprises they may experience while launching into orbit.
Several astronauts have described the smell as being similar to seared steak, raspberries and metal.
In a video posted on Eau de Space’s Kickstarter page, former NASA astronaut and space shuttle pilot Tony Antonelli reflected on the smell from his experience, saying, “The smell was strong and unique — nothing like anything you had ever smelled on