Mars: Utah company has the M.O.X.I.E. to manufacture on an alien planet
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – It’s part of the Perseverance rover mission to Mars, and it sounds like science fiction, but it’s not. Scientists from earth are ready to try manufacturing on an alien planet for the first time.
Utah’s OxEon Energy has helped make it very real.
The experiment is called MOXIE (Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization experiment). It is part of the Perseverance Rover mission.