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NASA extracts breathable oxygen from thin Martian air

The achievement came a day after NASA flew the first successful controlled powered flight of an aircraft on another planet. Image: via REUTERS

Steve Gorman

Reporter, Reuters

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Technicians at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory lower the Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment (MOXIE) instrument into the belly of the Perseverance rover. Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Handout via REUTERS

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