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NASA Wants to Make Rocket Fuel From Martian Soil

by Ryan Whitwam

Humanity is building powerful rockets like the SpaceX BFR and NASA Space Launch System that can take a payload far away from Earth. However, making the return trip means you have to lug a lot more fuel with you. Efforts to send humans to Mars in the coming decades would be helped if we could make fuel on the red planet. That may be more feasible than we thought…

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