Astronaut Chris Hadfield Debunks Space Myths | WIRED

  • Published on Apr 23, 2018
  • 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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  • Yurisla D. Virgusta
    Yurisla D. Virgusta 11 hours ago

    "6 or 7 miles up there, it's not that high" oh wow...

  • B.T. Draws
    B.T. Draws 12 hours ago

    Thank you! 😊

  • Bam E Barinos
    Bam E Barinos 12 hours ago

    I always watch videos about nasa /space and learn a lot on whats happening out there but I'm afraid of heights .😅

  • J. Kahu
    J. Kahu 13 hours ago

    Short people take notes 😂👋 Off to space you go

  • Brandon H
    Brandon H 14 hours ago

    Plus, did this dude just say 7 miles high isnt high? Wtf

  • Jairus Bernal
    Jairus Bernal 15 hours ago

    Space smells like burnt steak cuz they can’t cook it right, probably explains why they take the cows

  • The Weirder One
    The Weirder One 16 hours ago

    Aright so this is what I think if space is empty it wouldn’t smell like anything cuz there’s nothing there if you were in the middle of space I wouldn’t smell like anything.
    Like if you agree!

  • TheNoVideo1MilSubsChallenge

    I like how he talks so casually with all that knowledge of the cosmos

  • dead fish
    dead fish 17 hours ago

    Can we send the astronaut/ space travel deniers into space for a day? Lol

  • Hi how are ya
    Hi how are ya 18 hours ago

    Mr.Hadfeild why does your face look different in space the on earth?

    • TheKaitie2010
      TheKaitie2010 14 hours ago

      Hi how are ya gravity pulls his skin downward a bit on earth

  • Kim Jong-un
    Kim Jong-un 19 hours ago +1

    First guy to explain time relativy to me within a minute and actually understanding it lol

  • Trigno
    Trigno 19 hours ago +1

    He’s a paid actor wake up people the earth is fucken flat man. It’s so stupid people believe the earth is round the government lies people! Wake up! They don’t want you to know you are living in a flat earth because they are worried it will freak people out because they rather prefer round earth then flat. I’m only 10 years old. But. I know more then you idiots my friend John even made a video about why the earth is flat

  • Amber Blakeney
    Amber Blakeney 19 hours ago

    That burnt steak smell in space is because of all the BBQs we have on Earth, smell it? Come get a plate, let's be neighbors.

  • Skye_is_da_ limit
    Skye_is_da_ limit 23 hours ago +4

    When you eat in space is there gravity in your mouth or does the food float around in your mouth???

  • Captain Germany
    Captain Germany 23 hours ago

    Why don't you just take an empty jar out in space, open it up, shake it a bit, close it again.
    Now you can smell space inside the station

  • Niko
    Niko Day ago +1

    Defonetly fake 😤 he's an actor 😡 EaRtH iS fLaT btw 💯😳👌

  • King Vids
    King Vids Day ago

    The reasons why it lkkjd Lund that JSU. D side ykhdvsyiorude

    I tried to Write with my eyes Closed.

  • JosiahWaqalevu !

    If nothing is faster then the speed of light then how did darkness get there first???

  • Jeremia John
    Jeremia John Day ago

    we don't belong in space...vanity of vanities...who is going to clean up all the spacejunk circling Mother Earth and left behind on Sister Moon...?

  • Athikho Phimu
    Athikho Phimu Day ago

    @astronaut Chirs hadfield out of curiosity, in space why do astronaut look like they are holding there breath...?

  • Aleata Vanstone
    Aleata Vanstone Day ago

    Omg please do a part 2! I want to know what his thoughts are on giving birth in space. Is it possible? And is the space program working on ideas to transport humans to safety if our earth dies? I have so many questionssss what are they working on right now? What will the space program look like in 10 years

  • Stephen Harden
    Stephen Harden Day ago

    Ugh huh. Do you feel like you are being pushed down to thre ground you mindless idiots? Do you struggle to lift your legs? So embarrassing that you guys believe everything that you are told.

  • Stephen Harden
    Stephen Harden Day ago

    And Part narcissist. And how do solar panels that fluctuate between those tempatures, multiple times a day, daily, for years, not deteriorate. I don't care how robust they say those solar panels are, nothing can withstand that those kind of quick tempature change, over and over. Get a brain people.

  • The Pee Pee Poo Poo Man

    Okay so if a twin goes to space and travels at the speed of light there sister or brother would be older by like an hour or something

  • Nami 《》
    Nami 《》 Day ago

    I could listen to this guy talk all day long

  • JeffKaste
    JeffKaste Day ago

    All I saw were a bunch of CGI images and an actor delivering lines. I truly wanted to learn something here, but that was just fake talk that anyone could make up. None of us can go to space so we are at the mercy of what we are being told. For a second, look at the images...look at the inconsistent spinning, it's all computer created. Why? I would like to believe in the stuff and be normal like the nearly 400K people that liked this video, but it's so Hollywood'ed up I can't.

  • Zorcky-2C
    Zorcky-2C Day ago

    Space small like barbecue sauce...
    Americans will be Americans :D

  • Michel Liew
    Michel Liew Day ago


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  • robert galli
    robert galli Day ago

    total clown, very stupid, but not funny

  • midnight581
    midnight581 Day ago +1

    Space is FAKE!

  • Balls Mcfuckface

    Question. Do astronauts bring a fat sack of bud with them too? Ya know just in case you need too make peace with aliens

  • JB_XYZ
    JB_XYZ Day ago

    Canadian legend

  • Amibami Thesoccergamer

    have you been on. the ISS

  • mangrew
    mangrew 2 days ago

    Space sounds frightening.

  • elias bmx
    elias bmx 2 days ago

    What a nice guy

  • Veli Leon
    Veli Leon 2 days ago

    Cool guy

  • Veli Leon
    Veli Leon 2 days ago +2

    *Flat Earthers:* _The _*_Globe_* _is flat_

  • The Dragon Rider
    The Dragon Rider 2 days ago +34

    What if burnt steak smells like space..?

  • Doğukan Orbay
    Doğukan Orbay 2 days ago

    He would be an great astronaut

  • GuessItFast
    GuessItFast 2 days ago

    We are living in an burnt steak every time we eat some of it the more stars turns into a black hole

  • Howard Massicotte
    Howard Massicotte 2 days ago

    get a nikon p1000, its a globe buster you brainwashed sheeple. I have a million Canadian dollars for anyone who can show proof of curvature or motion of this earth. globetarded masonic mceducated fucktards i have a 144 iq, i m 60, been all over this earth seeking curve or proof of motion and there is no science, you dumb fucks science means repeatable experiment and to this day there are no published repeatable experiments proving motion or curvature. You stupid fucks forget what Hitler said, ''let me control the textbooks and i will control the nation'' useless eaters lmao

  • Esther Eng
    Esther Eng 2 days ago

    Does astronaut dream walking or flying? Do they dream of being in the space ship, out in space, in some other planet, or on earth?

  • RivqYahBat Tanakh
    RivqYahBat Tanakh 2 days ago

    do you see stars?

  • Fireflames 18
    Fireflames 18 2 days ago

    they should set off a firework in space!

  • nan ek
    nan ek 2 days ago +2

    Space smells like teen spirit

  • catlover 125
    catlover 125 2 days ago

    I thought in the thumbnail it said sprinkles when I looked back it said space

  • Nash Fenol
    Nash Fenol 2 days ago +1

    you are already a sci-fi figure

  • Nash Fenol
    Nash Fenol 2 days ago +1

    but your just a great entertainer "charlie"

    • TheKaitie2010
      TheKaitie2010 14 hours ago

      Nash Fenol with real knowledge though

  • Nash Fenol
    Nash Fenol 2 days ago

    nice try... i don't fall your einstein...

    OAKLAND RAIDER198 2 days ago

    Fake news

  • Jewel Pike
    Jewel Pike 2 days ago

    What do you do when in the space ship? Like wouldn’t you get bored

  • Melvin G
    Melvin G 2 days ago

    Mutating natural human tagalongs with space radiation, fallout here we come

  • Remy Mon
    Remy Mon 2 days ago

    Uh oh Walt Disney should have talked to buzz before oredering himself to be frozen when he died 😱😬😬😬😬😭😭😭😭😂

  • Michael Barone
    Michael Barone 2 days ago

    1:04 look at the reflection in the suit, looks like a creepy AF dog or something!

  • ThePaperHatCrew
    ThePaperHatCrew 2 days ago

    Did y'all know this dude believes the earth is flat? How you gonna go to space a lot but still think the earth is flat

  • Paramount.G
    Paramount.G 2 days ago

    Around 10k flat-earthers disliked this video.

  • Baby Jongdae
    Baby Jongdae 2 days ago

    His voice reminds me Bob Ross

  • Gandalf le À-Moitié-Libanais

    Please debunk Katherine Bouman!

  • Krundug
    Krundug 2 days ago

    what timezone does the ISS have? allways woundered...

  • SimplyLiving
    SimplyLiving 3 days ago

    Wow. I’ll never be able to hear the sun. Aka the biggest explosion in the universe (for now)

    • SimplyLiving
      SimplyLiving Day ago

      scruffy da real OG you say it like you live there. Chill dude

    • scruffy da real OG
      scruffy da real OG Day ago

      It's not even the biggest bud. There are many millions of stars far larger as well as millions far denser than our own sun.

  • Drewbee000 :D
    Drewbee000 :D 3 days ago

    I -want- *REALLY, REALLY* don't want to go to space now.

  • Herkus Bagdonas
    Herkus Bagdonas 3 days ago

    So if anything in cosmos explodes right near by you, you won't hear anything?

  • Krist Novoselic
    Krist Novoselic 3 days ago

    Space Smells Like Teen Spirit

  • johnny marston
    johnny marston 3 days ago +2

    thats why i want my steak medium rare

  • Adam Damdom
    Adam Damdom 3 days ago

    There is no space

  • HM
    HM 3 days ago

    Good for preventing wrinkles.

  • Jenny Babe
    Jenny Babe 3 days ago

    He's Canadian?

  • Ashura Binte Halim
    Ashura Binte Halim 3 days ago

    I wish he were my physics teacher

  • D1234
    D1234 3 days ago

    Is there an “upside down” in space? Can you tell when you’re upside down? On earth your ears can tell you but since there’s no gravity can you tell?

  • snurk agurk
    snurk agurk 3 days ago

    How you gonna trust this nasa paid white man, we all know ya cant orbit the earth cuz it aint round, its flat. I dont see no curve

  • Kat
    Kat 3 days ago +2

    I love that he explains everything in a way that we can ALL understand ❤️

  • Silbaugh4liberty
    Silbaugh4liberty 3 days ago +1

    Myth= we went to the moon
    Fact= It's not a solid object

  • Rachel Varghese
    Rachel Varghese 3 days ago

    So... could there be a way to use the energy you create while moving at light speed to continue the motion? Like, is it realistically possible?

  • Geeses Christ
    Geeses Christ 3 days ago +22

    i love how positive he is like when he adds ‘maybe someday we’ll figure out’ and stuff

    • Carlos Juan Casajus
      Carlos Juan Casajus 18 hours ago

      Yeah.. controlling *Gravity* in space is no big deal. Yeah sure just a few hundred years and we're ok. Lol

  • James Blip
    James Blip 3 days ago +1

    If outside in space is minus 200 wouldn't the space suit freeze while the astronauts are working?

    • forever.
      forever. 2 days ago

      not every material freezes at -200

  • jacob Webster
    jacob Webster 3 days ago

    So, does this mean that cows are space, and that’s why it’s rumored that aliens take them?
    Or are the cows the aliens?

  • Jeffrey Schnoldt
    Jeffrey Schnoldt 3 days ago

    Interesting thought. I think the only way to travel past the speed of light is without the meat spacesuits we are forced to wear on earth, possibly as energy. And who knows the true speed of light anyways. Lol. I wonder what else mutants in the void of space rapidly lol.

  • Kend Harley O. Adanza

    Chris hadfield was my favourite man...

  • Morph
    Morph 3 days ago

    This mans knowledge and presentation is admirable.

  • Lord Cromwell
    Lord Cromwell 3 days ago

    Astronaut part time rock

  • dayDREAMZ
    dayDREAMZ 3 days ago

    How can you smell space, if you cant breath in space?/:

  • クリスタルきみこ

    Psh. Everyone knows the earth is flat.

  • Fatuma Mohamed
    Fatuma Mohamed 3 days ago +1

    This still didn’t help I don’t know how burnt steak smells like

  • Ka'Mier Hicks
    Ka'Mier Hicks 3 days ago

    How do you beat your meat in space without your kids floating in your face

  • Cassie Dillon
    Cassie Dillon 3 days ago

    Who else got an ad with Chris Hadfield?

  • i hate people
    i hate people 3 days ago

    Is school we would watch space vidoes and a lot of them have this guy so i think thats neat

  • Eleanor Halfyard
    Eleanor Halfyard 3 days ago

    Everyone beware of the mutant salmonella!

  • Karsen Goff
    Karsen Goff 3 days ago

    If you are a astronaut you live longer?

  • HairBall
    HairBall 4 days ago

    Who else got mad when he said he got this much taller but they put the sleeping clip

  • Daddy Raksa
    Daddy Raksa 4 days ago

    Chris Hadfield is the coolest person
    He is just amazing,clever,talented and I'd listen to his stories about space for days

  • TheOtherWhiteBread0
    TheOtherWhiteBread0 4 days ago

    Hey hes the guy that brought a pound of weed into space.

  • Stephen Niebres
    Stephen Niebres 4 days ago

    Gravity is relative to the size of an ibject(opinion), if you spin a ship yes you will stick to the sides but if you stay in the center that will not happen

  • 90s Babe
    90s Babe 4 days ago

    *Flat earthers have left the chat*

  • God Dead
    God Dead 4 days ago

    Oh wow! now show us pictures prove your lies!

  • john paul
    john paul 4 days ago

    Just go that you biologicaly age.

  • Miloš Kalužnik
    Miloš Kalužnik 4 days ago

    To know, that people still believe the flat earth thing... Yea, that is just sad.