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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Comments • 32 616

  • AussieVapez AussieVapez _/\_

    What an amazing individual. Thank you sir

  • J Bonaroti
    J Bonaroti 5 hours ago

    Thank you!

  • VanGohman
    VanGohman 6 hours ago

    Cool story bro. :D

  • charlesgotdiks
    charlesgotdiks 6 hours ago

    Iwant to go to the space but I dont think i can. Im scared of being in tight places and also the opposite

  • charlesgotdiks
    charlesgotdiks 6 hours ago

    Why am I here. I only have an IQ of 48

  • hewho livesbythechallenge

    He just said can of pop.
    Yup he old.

  • Sam
    Sam 6 hours ago

    A past life blew what was the old universe up with a big enough weapon that it then reformed and is still exploding today, hence the burnt smell. Then we will do the same, its all a circle, the circle of life.

  • M Y
    M Y 6 hours ago +1

    3:46 *i lost my only two brain cells*

  • Brian Rundle
    Brian Rundle 6 hours ago

    Gee Chris, I saw some footage of you wearing what looked like a harness to fake being weightless. It doesn't look to good for you being truthful here if you are faking being weightless and Nasa using a bluescreen to project fake images for you.

  • bruce forsman
    bruce forsman 7 hours ago

    I can not believe he said made a sound in space, it makes vibration but without the medium to carry that it there is no sound by definition.

  • Jack Walsh
    Jack Walsh 7 hours ago

    imagine when they finally have technology to travel at the speed of light, people with uncurable diseases could yeet over to space until we find a cure

  • Dan Lewis
    Dan Lewis 7 hours ago

    and 14 souls perished on Columbia & Challenger. May their souls rest in peace.

  • pan dulce
    pan dulce 7 hours ago

    So freebasing heroin smells like your out in space huh!? Call me spaceman

  • John eric Taplan
    John eric Taplan 7 hours ago

    some flat earther dumbass will say fakeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Ilham H
    Ilham H 7 hours ago

    Kedhaab !

  • Support Worker.
    Support Worker. 8 hours ago

    I hate Chris Hemsworth

  • patrick
    patrick 8 hours ago

    Haha chromakey space

  • Filippo Perabò
    Filippo Perabò 8 hours ago

    And that's why Jaweh wanted to smell burned animals all day long. He wanted people to sacrifice animals because it recreated the same smell he had in space

  • I Talk Fortnite
    I Talk Fortnite 8 hours ago

    And ppl say were not in the future

  • lul dogih
    lul dogih 8 hours ago

    0:27 - 0:54 wow amazing I can’t believe that he survived all of that!!

  • Blackjack Videos
    Blackjack Videos 8 hours ago

    You have not been beyond the Ionosphere science can inform anyone if bother looking

  • Simon Knight
    Simon Knight 8 hours ago

    So, he took off his helmet to smell space, as if...Lol

  • Adam Gwaze
    Adam Gwaze 9 hours ago

    Great teacher.

  • David shuffett
    David shuffett 9 hours ago

    It smells like masonic cgi.

  • Prince Vero
    Prince Vero 9 hours ago

    Ya know it's sad some people will watch this and just scream something about flat earth or lizard men and hit the dislike XD

  • laluschka
    laluschka 9 hours ago

    this was very interesting!

  • effin RuthLess
    effin RuthLess 9 hours ago

    This guy deserves an Oscar...

  • Roy Normann Lee
    Roy Normann Lee 9 hours ago

    Lol, none of them have ever been in space

  • Kimber 10MM
    Kimber 10MM 10 hours ago

    Man i would hate to be this guy.. I have trouble telling one lie i couldn't lie every time someone asked me a question FK that

  • John Gerkin
    John Gerkin 10 hours ago

    If there's nothing in space, and sound can't travel threw space, then how come light can travel threw it??🤨😮

  • khan konner
    khan konner 10 hours ago

    Didn't realize how evil the creator of life is

  • Halid Haris
    Halid Haris 10 hours ago

    One question you believe that earth is flat????

  • setphaser
    setphaser 10 hours ago

    he’s a great speaker, but dumb questions.

  • Kernica1
    Kernica1 10 hours ago


  • Rusty Rifle
    Rusty Rifle 11 hours ago

    Did he say can of pop (:

  • steve russell
    steve russell 11 hours ago


  • Joe Noyes
    Joe Noyes 11 hours ago

    Nonsense. Space travel is a hoax

  • Noble 6
    Noble 6 12 hours ago

    Nah they just had barbecue in space

  • Johnathan Wright
    Johnathan Wright 12 hours ago

    Like the 4th of July in Spring TEXAS !

  • Nxah
    Nxah 12 hours ago

    You can be Cryo-frozen and be somewhat preserved but that’s shortly after you’ve already died and it’s to preserve your brain Incase it can be revived one day

  • Mike Smith
    Mike Smith 12 hours ago

    Shame the fuckwit cannot use a SLR and take decent photos of earth.

  • Eric Woods
    Eric Woods 12 hours ago

    How would he know this? He's never been to space.

  • velocityJE
    velocityJE 12 hours ago

    what an absolutely awesome human. you're a hero and i love you, chris

  • Uncle Tony
    Uncle Tony 12 hours ago

    I wants to be a astronaut.

  • Molly Penderson
    Molly Penderson 12 hours ago

    Does sleeping in space feel better than earth?

  • Wanda Rebiejo
    Wanda Rebiejo 12 hours ago

    How does the vacuum of space and atmospheric pressure coexist? I understand if you have no explanation.

  • DDiskin69
    DDiskin69 13 hours ago

    Chris Hadfield is one of the coolest people ever!

  • Tys things
    Tys things 13 hours ago

    can cancer be cured in space?

  • Diss Lord
    Diss Lord 13 hours ago +2

    how would he know if we’ve never been there? 🤔

    SH7DOWS 13 hours ago

    How is it possible that in the hundreds of years of advancement in humanity, technology, civilization and knowledge, there hasn't been anyone like Einstein... since Einstein. I mean not even close.

  • Brewer Fan
    Brewer Fan 13 hours ago


  • Critz
    Critz 13 hours ago

    So if I traveled in the speed of light across the galaxy and came back to earth right after, everyone's going to be either dead or super old compared to the time I left and came back?

  • Illuminus Maximus
    Illuminus Maximus 13 hours ago

    😎Has he ever held concert in space like David Bowie "ground control to major tom' 🎶🎶🎶oops I mean "commander Chris to ground control"🎵🎵🎵

  • Coouge
    Coouge 13 hours ago +1

    Do you matter in space?

  • Paul Brownman
    Paul Brownman 14 hours ago

    @ 3:10 I find it hard to wrap my head around Einstein's theory of relativity.
    A light year is 365 days. If I travel 1 light year to reach my destination and then immediately turn around and return 1 light-year back to Earth, it seems to me I would have aged 2 years which is 730 days which would be the same for the people who stayed on Earth.

  • Torq
    Torq 14 hours ago

    He is my favorite astronaut 👨‍🚀 he is a legend lol

  • newtreehints
    newtreehints 14 hours ago

    What a lying fraudster.

  • Zion Rangel
    Zion Rangel 14 hours ago

    If you go mach 2 you will burn int ash

  • Melissa Kiem
    Melissa Kiem 14 hours ago

    I love him.

  • damemesource 666902
    damemesource 666902 14 hours ago

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  • Jianju
    Jianju 14 hours ago

    I'm sick of hearing about people "debunking" things. Since when was that ever needed? There have always been idiots. And no educated people have ever cared about what idiots think. So if they say they are "debunking" something, to me that tells me one of two things, they are telling an idiot they are an idiot (which is pointless because they won't get it anyway) or they're spreading misinformation (in which case, to those in the know, simply confirms their suspicions, since if it wasn't true, they wouldn't need to lie about it).
    And if it's neither of the two, why not just say what it is and not make a deal of myths stupid people tell. To me this video falls into the education category, no need to make it about debunking anything.
    My uncle was CIA. But even if I wasn't in the know, it still shouldn't be that hard to understand.

  • nehv78 Sm
    nehv78 Sm 14 hours ago

    I love this food for the brain

  • Knows All
    Knows All 14 hours ago

    I never heard any of these myths lol

  • Faiqa Raza
    Faiqa Raza 15 hours ago

    Holy crap......I got an add about Chris Hadfield while I was watching a video about Chris Hadfield.....😲😱😤😬😑

  • RazielBorn
    RazielBorn 15 hours ago

    Enjoyed this!

  • Joe Caruana
    Joe Caruana 15 hours ago

    My dog's breath is so bad, it can crack a mirror

  • Emily Spearman
    Emily Spearman 15 hours ago

    no one has died "yet"
    first mistake

  • Anastymous
    Anastymous 15 hours ago

    He just taught me more about space in 11 minutes then I have learnt at school in my life..

  • dave harry
    dave harry 15 hours ago

    Nothing beats an astronaut and this guy is a musician too... True ladies man

  • Horus Lupercal Aurelian

    All lies.

  • rica jean
    rica jean 15 hours ago +1

    so is earth flat?

  • Streamer BTW
    Streamer BTW 15 hours ago

    Is Earth flat???

  • Streamer BTW
    Streamer BTW 15 hours ago

    2nd Einstein

  • Gazza 'rafale mozzy'
    Gazza 'rafale mozzy' 15 hours ago

    nice guy ;)

    VISAL NAIR 15 hours ago

    The last few sentences he said makes up for a great zombie outbreak origin story...

  • Streamer BTW
    Streamer BTW 15 hours ago +1

    Who else wants to be an astronaut

    After watching

  • kartheek raju
    kartheek raju 15 hours ago

    Definitely u cleared my doubts about time,,thanks aa lot

  • Ezekiel Vang
    Ezekiel Vang 16 hours ago

    Wouldn't you just float still if the spaceship spins?

  • Van D.
    Van D. 16 hours ago

    Pretty cool dude! Thank you for the answers!

  • uNii7y
    uNii7y 16 hours ago

    He's a moron.

  • Myth Shark
    Myth Shark 16 hours ago

    i got two ads for this guy on this vid like if you did too

  • AngelIsSleepy
    AngelIsSleepy 16 hours ago


  • CZC Custom Zombies Chronicles

    250 degrees and above in the sunlight but the Tesla Roadster is fine lol wake up people. We are adults.

  • iCombatPro
    iCombatPro 17 hours ago +1

    What happen when your done beating your meat or can you in space? 🤔

  • Henry Leon
    Henry Leon 17 hours ago

    I watched it youtube can you stop recommending it to me now

  • Destiny Ellison
    Destiny Ellison 17 hours ago

    So umm...if you get sucked out of the shuttle, and you die, what do they do with the body?

  • locky
    locky 17 hours ago

    I can smell skunk

  • Maya Lopez
    Maya Lopez 17 hours ago

    The clock thing confused me

  • Oscar Torres
    Oscar Torres 18 hours ago

    Can get some air space trap on a bag or the bag will just get flat like a paper

  • Phoenix Grimm
    Phoenix Grimm 18 hours ago

    This was nice. I liked this.

  • vraven1997
    vraven1997 18 hours ago

    Coolest job ever.

  • L D
    L D 18 hours ago

    I love astronauts. I wish I had known an astronaut personally. I would have many questions to ask...

  • Kiki Gb
    Kiki Gb 18 hours ago

    How can space smell if you can’t breath/inhale?

  • James Attwood
    James Attwood 19 hours ago

    Slight miss speak there... gravity pulls you down not push you down but im sure he knows that a simple mis speak im sure

  • Dead Inside
    Dead Inside 19 hours ago

    God made a perfect person

  • Raydi Burdier
    Raydi Burdier 19 hours ago +1

    Pupupupupu 🇦🇸#️⃣

  • RULZ
    RULZ 20 hours ago

    Omg I got an ad with this guy in it

  • kirill khizhnyak
    kirill khizhnyak 20 hours ago

    this guy is so cool. Can you run for next Prime Minister of Canada

    GARYINLEEDS 21 hour ago

    Slowed down to 0.25... Just watch the eyes when they look down to the left after certain statements.

  • Snowflake
    Snowflake 21 hour ago

    If you are in a theoretical object orbiting the Earth at the speed of light, and you video chat with someone on the surface, would they hear you talk extremely fast or would it be normal?