On July 1st, according tomedia reports, Kickstarter crowdfunding site is raising money for a new fragrance called Eau de Space to recreate the taste of outer space. The fragrance was developed by Steve Pearce, founder of Omega Ingredients. Pierce signed a contract with NASA in 2008 to develop a perfume that recreates the taste of outer space, taking about four years of research and development.
According to Kickstarter’s website, the perfume was created to help astronauts train, and crowdfunding is for mass production so that everyone can experience the unique taste of space for themselves.
According to the team’s response to netizens on the crowdfunding page, the astronauts described outer space as a mixture of grilled steak, raspberries and rum.
Matt Richmond, product manager at Eau de Space, also revealed that the team is considering a fragrance called Moon Fragrance, which has sparked a stir-issued product.
It is reported that the Kickstarter crowdfunding website to support the project in a variety of ways, you can choose not to return the pure donation support, or can choose 29 dollars plus postage “buy a donation campaign” to get a bottle of perfume, is expected to be delivered in October 2020.
As of July 1, more than 2,374 supporters had paid $88,484.