What Do You Need to Make Martian Oxygen? MOXIE!

Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

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What Do You Need to Make Martian Oxygen? MOXIE!

Wednesday, 16 December

Mike Hecht is in charge of the MOXIE experiment on NASA’s Perseverance rover, arriving on Mars in February. The tiny device will test our ability to turn the Red Planet’s plentiful carbon dioxide into oxygen. Someday a scaled-up version may make the oxidizer that will get astronauts back to Earth. Mike also helps lead the groundbreaking Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration that captured the first image of a black hole. Want to win a Planetary Society baseball cap? Your opportunity arrives with What’s Up. Discover more at https://www.planetary.org/planetary-radio/1216-2020-mike-hecht-moxie See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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