"I wish I could send you some," says Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan.
Just a thimbleful scooped fresh off the lunar surface.
"It's amazing stuff."
Feel it--it's soft like snow, yet strangely abrasive.
Taste it--"not half bad," according to Apollo 16 astronaut John Young.
Sniff it--"it smells like spent gunpowder," says Cernan.
How do you sniff moondust?
— Dr. Tony Phillips, “Apollo Chronicles: The Mysterious Smell of Moondust,” Nasa
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