Water of Space : the scent of space soon on the shelf ? - The Point

failing to feel the space, it is now possible to feel it. The fragrance "Water of Space" could soon land on Earth. The cosmic essence, has been developed by S

Water of Space : the scent of space soon on the shelf ? - The Point

failing to feel the space, it is now possible to feel it. The fragrance "Water of Space" could soon land on Earth. The cosmic essence, has been developed by Steve Pearce, a chemist and founder of Omega Ingredients, a us company focused on " the creation of flavors and natural ingredients top of the range ", as explained by CNN, Sunday, June 28, 2020. A campaign of crowdfunding, launched recently, already had collected more than 22 000 euros Sunday. Its purpose ? Land as soon as possible this ufo cosmetics in the stalls.

If this crazy project can lend to smiling, its origin is of the most serious. Steve Pearce has been recruited by Nasa in 2008 to develop an odor the most faithful possible to the one that invades the space. It took four years for the scientist to achieve his purposes. The us government agency wanted to assist astronauts in creating the conditions for realistic training before propelling into orbit.

gun Powder, steak pan seared, raspberry and rum

But then, that feels space ? "It's a bit like the smell of a gun, having just fired," he explained to CNN's Peggy Whitson, astronaut and former resident of the international space Station, in an interview of 2002. And to clarify : "It is a smell almost bitter in addition to smoky and burnt. "

Matt Richmond, product manager of" Water of Space ", has a hard time describing the smell of space. "The astronauts describe the smell as a mixture of gunpowder, steak pan seared, raspberry and rum ", does he attempt to explain. Thanks to this scent outside the norm, Matt Richmond wants to increase the interest of young students for science learning, by promoting " experiential education ". Next chapter for the company : "Smell of the Moon ", a perfume supposed to spread the smell of the Moon on the floor of the cows.

Updated Date: 28 June 2020, 11:33

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