by mcastellon on January 31, 2006

The Scent of Moondust. Pretty interesting read:

When the Apollo astronauts returned to their lunar landers, they all noticed that the moondust – which had clung to their boots and suits – had some interesting properties. For starters, it smelled like spent gunpowder; as if someone had just fired a gun in the lander. Apollo 17’s Jack Schmitt came down with a brief case of extraterrestrial hay fever. (more)

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