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What does Outer Space smell like? NASA designed Fragrance.

A project in San Francisco, CA by Eau de Space

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Decades ago, NASA designed a fragrance to train astronauts on how Outer Space actually smells. Now we're releasing it to the world.
Backers: 12995
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $614,377 of $1,969
Dates: Jun 18th -> Aug 17th (60 days)
Project By: Eau de Space
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Latest News

Good Splashdown of Dragon Confirmed, Welcome back to Earth! [Manufacturing/Delivery Timelines]

August 5th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaign Raises Money For Perfume That Smells Like Space

July 31st - via:
Astronauts have compared the smell of space to gun powder, seared steak and hot metal. The Kickstarter campaign has raised more than $500,000 for the effort to sell space perfume. (Read More)

76% Progress to Unlocking NEW "Smell of the Moon" Fragrance, NASA BIG Idea Challenge

July 27th - via:
Space-ial Backers, Thank you for all of your support over the past 40 days! We've raised over $530,000, launched past >27,000% of our original goal, unlocked a double-your-size fragrance upgrade, and now are 76% complete with our NEW "Smell of the... (Read More)

Want to Escape Earth? This Company Claims to Have Bottled The Smell of Space

July 18th - via:
Back in 2008, NASA actually talked with a chemist and director of a fragrance company Steven Pearce to recreate that 'space' smell in a laboratory. The scent of space went cold, until a company, decided that they wanted the smell it for themselves. (Read More)

NEW FRAGRANCE! "Smell of the Moon" Stretch Goal Announce, Will We Reach It?

July 15th - via:
Hear ye, hear ye Space Lovers. A month ago we launched the "smell of space", to viral acclaim. We couldn't be more astounded, humbled, excited, and driven by your support. You've told your friends, loved ones, and anyone that would listen (we even... (Read More)

'Smell of space' bottler sets sights on the moon, plans 'Eau de Luna' perfume

July 15th - via:
The team behind Eau de Space is set to bottle "Eau de Luna" - the smell of the moon. "Unlock the 'Smell of the Moon' stretch goal at $700,000 pledged and select from either 'The Smell of Space' or 'The Smell of the Moon,'" the campaign is set to announce on Thursday, the 51st anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11, the first mission to land humans on the moon. (Read More)

People Have Committed More Than $634,000 for a NASA-Designed Perfume That Smells Like Space

July 12th - via:
There are so many things ordinary folk, aka people who are not astronauts, want to know about space. Apparently, what space smells like is one of the burning questions thousands of people ask themselves. (Read More)

STEM Update, Forward to your favorite STEM program, School, Non-Profit, or Org

July 9th - via:
Over $405k Raised, +20k% Funded, That's a whole lot of Eau de Space Dear Backers, This will be one of our favorite updates to give, and we hope you'll like it too. As you know, we've built Eau de Space on the "Buy One, Give One" model, popularized by... (Read More)

$320k+ Funded, 16,641% Out of the Mesosphere Update, and "Date for a Date"

July 6th - via:
Fellow Space Geeks, We've exited the Mesosphere! The Mesosphere, between 50-80KM above the earth, is where most meteors are vaporized. Believe it or not, some of the material from these vaporized meteors still linger in the layer after burning up.... (Read More)

Outer space: NASA-made perfume will bring scent to life

July 5th - via:
People have pledged over $300,000 to bring a NASA-developed fragrance that smells like outer space to the masses on Earth. (Read More)

NASA recipe for the Eau de Space smashes Kickstarter goal

July 2nd - via:
A secret NASA recipe for the smell of space reportedly obtained through freedom of information requests is being bottled up and sent out to thousands of people who helped its manufacturer smash a crowd-funding goal. (Read More)

NASA’s 'smell of space' is available as a perfume

July 1st - via:
Thanks to Eau de Space, you can buy NASA's "smell of space" as a perfume. (Read More)

$70K, +3000% Funded, Stretch Goal Unlocked

June 30th - via:
Fellow Space Geeks,  We have been trying to find a cute title to quantify just how far we've come in funding. We're certainly past Mount Everest, located in the Troposphere at ~10km altitude, just below where commercial jets fly. We're past the... (Read More)

NASA Created Eau de Space, the First Fragrance to Smell Like Outer Space

June 29th - via:
Decades ago, NASA created a space-inspired fragrance as a way to help train astronauts on how outer space actually smells so that no one would be surprised. Now, it hopes to share the scent, called Eau de Space, with the rest of the world. (Read More)

+1,000% Funded! Out of this world! Stretch Goal

June 26th - via:
Space-cial backers, We've reached over 1,000% funded, registering 391 backers from all across the world, and $20,000+ backer pledge dollars. We couldn't be more grateful. This week our team is busy ramping up our marketing efforts to continue... (Read More)

Oh S*&%. That was quick. I better let the manufacturer know this is definitely happening.

June 19th - via:
Thank you so much for your overwhelming support! Over 101 of you, precious, quirky, space nerdy, backers have supported our campaign. What we're most excited about is that we'll also be able to support our Stem K-12 Experiential Education donation... (Read More)

Hello World! Join us on an amazing adventure!

June 18th - via:
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