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How salt water on Mars could give astronauts a breather

An artist's rendering of the Mars Ice Home concept.

Crews living on Mars (artist’s impression) could survive on oxygen extracted from the salty water that permeates some of the planet’s soils. Credit: NASA/Clouds AO/SEArch

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Nature 588, 199 (2020)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-03430-x

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