Smell It…Yeah, Smell the Space

Never knew outer space has a scent. From the mouth of babes, yes it does. According to ISS Science Officer Don Pettit, space has a pretty sweet, slightly metallic odour. This is of course, going to spark an entirely new debate, as most known odours are understood to be volatilized chemical compounds that we perceive via olfactory senses, most of them being directly associated with bacterial activity. Quickly, someone get the olfaktometer…into space!

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