Wednesday, April 21, 2021

NASA Produces Oxygen on Mars

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 References

NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Extracts First Oxygen from Red Planet

NASA's Perserverence Rover Generates Oxygen on Mars in Amazing First For Science

NASA develops 'MOXIE', a device that generates oxygen from the atmosphere of mars

Rover Makes Oxygen From Mars Atmosphere

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