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NASA’s Mars oxygen success raises hopes of a human visit

NASA’s Mars oxygen success

Scientists are learning more about extracting oxygen from martian air thanks to MIT's Moxie Mars Experiment.

MOXIE (Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment) produced oxygen on Mars "under various atmospheric conditions."

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MOXIE at MIT was able to meet its goal of building six grams of oxygen per hour

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Oxygen on moon

which is "about the rate of a modest tree on Earth."

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The team still needs to demonstrate the technology at dawn and dusk, but they are confident they can do so.

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