Astronaut Chris Hadfield Debunks Space Myths | WIRED

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Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about space. Is there any sound in space? Does space smell like burnt steak? Is NASA working on warp speed?

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He answers these so nicely. Instead of saying "No, that's impossible, those movies are dumb, " he shrugs and says "Well, we don't know how to do that yet!"

Author — Donteatacowman


Gordon: the space is fookin overcooked

Author — Rero rero Rero rero


Are we gonna talk about this man’s magnificent mustache?

Author — Cian Hayden


Space smells like burnt steak: woah
Burnt steak smells like space: *WOAH!*

Author — Catto Patto


“The Sun does make sounds, but we can’t hear them.” In space, no one can hear you scream.

Author — The Catfather


I love how he never says “impossible” just we don’t know how to do it yet

Author — Jordan Harrison


“Living in space is the most laziest existence you can imagine.”

Me, in bed, not doing anything: 🧐 oh yeah?!

Author — Miss.Phoenixx


*_The speed of light explanation is oddly satisfying.... I'm not even kidding, he can be a teacher at a university or something_*

Author — Kaneki y2k


For someone who's been to space he's really Down to Earth

Author — D Pash


"Your blood will B O I L"

The vampire austronaut: *ahhh, a new meat snack!*

Author — Broken teletooby


“You aren’t really taller you’re just sorta temporary longer”

Author — Marco Brosseau


Ad before the video:

Guy in video:

Me: wait... that’s da same guy lol

Author — Cat4life


"i got that much taller" switches to footage of him going to sleep so we dont see how much "that much" means

Author — Dinand V


Oh don’t worry, you won’t burn to a crisp.

You’ll freeze, burn, suffocate and boil instead

Author — Anonymous [26490]


YouTube: OhH let's just recommend space
topics for them now

Author — Tae Kookieee


I got an advertisement of this dude before the video, that’s crazy

Author — Graphitii


As a person who's scared of space and would never want to be an astronaut, his answers make me wish i worked on a spaceship

Author — Francesca Martino


“Living in space is the most laziest existence you can imagine”

Me during social isolation: are you sure abou-

Author — kat


"You dont have to lift a finger, you dont even have to lift your head. You can be completely lazy."
Me: I am qualified for this career.

Author — Constance Keller


* sniffs barbecues *

"so this is space"

Author — Alii Gonzales