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MOXIE or Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilisation Experiment is an instrument for producing oxygen. It is onboard the Perseverance rover and it makes use of atmospheric carbon dioxide as the raw material for producing 10 g of oxygen using 300 watts of power. If the MOXIE experiment proves to be successful, it could be scaled ..

Perseverance rover begins to study ancient crater’s floor

The Perseverance rover of Mars 2020 mission is to study the floor of an ancient crater of Mars. The crater once held a lake. About the Study The Perseverance rover will use a camera called “WATSON” to capture detailed shots of the rocks. Also, it will use zoomable cameras located on its head to survey ..

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NASA helicopter makes third flight on Mars

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently announced that the Ingenuity helicopter has completed its third flight successfully. Third Flight of Ingenuity Helicopter According to NASA, in its third flight, the Ingenuity helicopter flew faster and farther. In its third flight, the helicopter rose to five metres. This is the same altitude as that ..

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