NASA’s Rover Makes Oxygen on Mars for the First Time

NASA’s Rover Makes Oxygen on Mars for the First Time

The growing list of “firsts” for Perseverance, NASA’s newest six-wheeled robot on the Martian surface, now includes converting some of the Red Planet’s thin, carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere into oxygen. A toaster-size, experimental instrument aboard Perseverance called the Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment (MOXIE) accomplished the task on Tuesday. While the technology demonstration is just […]

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