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The Mysterious Smell of Moondust

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  • jeff_swick@yahoo.com
    Hi! I thought you d be interested in this story from Science@NASA: Long after the last Apollo astronaut left the moon, a mystery lingers: Why does moondust
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 1, 2006
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      Hi! I thought you'd be interested in this story from Science@NASA: Long after the last Apollo astronaut left the moon, a mystery lingers: Why does moondust smell like gunpowder? In this installment of Apollo Chronicles, astronauts describe the surprising smell and taste of moondust, which they experienced first-hand inside their lunar landers. The dust gave one astronaut a case of hay fever. What does it all mean? To find out, read the FULL STORY: http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2006/30jan_smellofmoondust.htm?friend
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