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  • MOXIE, NASA’s Oxygen-Producing Experiment on Mars, Ends Operations

    MOXIE, NASA’s Oxygen-Producing Experiment on Mars, Ends Operations

    On April 20, 2021, the spiritedly-named MOXIE experiment on Mars extracted 5 grams of oxygen from the Martian atmosphere, demonstrating a potential future capability of an established human presence on the Red Planet—and in other atmospheres besides Earth’s, for that matter. “By proving this technology in real-world conditions, we’ve come one step closer to a…