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NASA Produces Oxygen on Mars

22 Apr 2021, 01:28 UTC
NASA Produces Oxygen on Mars
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Technicians lower the Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment (MOXIE) instrument into the belly of the Perseverance rover. (Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech)On April 20th on the alien surface of Mars, NASA's Perseverance rover produced oxygen from the Red Planet's carbon dioxide atmosphere-- emitting carbon monoxide as a waste product. Links and ReferencesNASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Extracts First Oxygen from Red PlanetNASA's Perserverence Rover Generates Oxygen on Mars in Amazing First For Science NASA develops 'MOXIE', a device that generates oxygen from the atmosphere of marsRover Makes Oxygen From Mars Atmosphere

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