NASA to launch robotic missions to make Water on Moon, Oxygen on Mars

NASA is planning for two kick ass robotic missions, one to make water on moon in 2018 and the other to make Oxygen in Mars in 2020.

The main attempt is to make sustainable life in these two planets. Its called ISRU or “living off the land”.

The first in space test is targeted in 2018. NASA will launch a rover with instruments to scout for hydrogen, drill out samples, heat them and scan for water vapor. Vapor could be re-condensed to form a drop of water.

The second ISRU experiment, is a device, which would pull CO2 from atmosphere, filter out dust etc and prepare O2.

These will surely be worth a wait.


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