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NASA Experiment Lays Groundwork For 'Living Off The Land' On Mars

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March 26, 1999
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NASA engineers have succeeded in a realm often left to alchemists and magicians -- creating something valuable "out of thin air." In this case, the thin air was a simulated Martian atmosphere, and the valuable commodity was oxygen.

NASA engineers have succeeded in a realm often left to alchemists and magicians -- creating something valuable "out of thin air." In this case, the thin air was a simulated Martian atmosphere, and the valuable commodity was oxygen.


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National Aeronautics And Space Administration. (1999, March 26). NASA Experiment Lays Groundwork For 'Living Off The Land' On Mars. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/03/990326062751.htm
National Aeronautics And Space Administration. "NASA Experiment Lays Groundwork For 'Living Off The Land' On Mars." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/03/990326062751.htm (accessed April 23, 2014).

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