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Mars Rover Includes Utah Company’s Tech That Could Convert Carbon Dioxide To Oxygen

Mars Rover Includes Utah Company’s Tech That Could Convert Carbon Dioxide To Oxygen

KSL-TV - A Utah company is in the spotlight thanks to its revolutionary technology that’s aboard NASA’s latest Mars rover.

The tech from Salt Lake City-based OxEon Energy could change the way humans explore the universe. Their scientists and engineers have worked for years to develop a system that will convert carbon dioxide and water vapor found in the Martian atmosphere into oxygen.

The idea is that if you can make it on the frigid planet instead of re-supplying oxygen from Earth, you could have breathable air inside a base for astronauts and, most importantly, as a source of rocket fuel.

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University of Rochester chemical engineers—in collaboration with researchers at the Naval Research Laboratory, the University of Pittsburgh, and OxEon Energy—have demonstrated that a potassium-promoted molybdenum carbide catalyst efficiently and reliably converts carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide, a critical step in turning seawater into fuel.

5 KW Stack Started in Idaho

A nominal five (5) kilowatt high temperature solid oxide electrolysis stack that was designed and fabricated by OxEon was successfully started at a customer location in Idaho. The stack performance exceeded the expected performance by >10%.

Calvert Energy Group and OxEon Energy enter strategic license agreement

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OxEon Energy has received a contract from Midrex

OxEon Energy has received a contract from Midrex (purchasing agent for Kobe Steel in the United States) for multiple units of its non-thermal plasma oxidizer. The oxidizer technology was jointly developed by OxEon and Kobe personnel.

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