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Center Innovation Fund: KSC CIF

Using the Solar Spectrum to Convert the Mars Atmosphere into Fuel with Novel Photocatalysts

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Using the Solar Spectrum to Convert the Mars Atmosphere into Fuel with Novel Photocatalysts
A photocatalytic reactor will be constructed to demonstrate the feasibility of conversion of CO2 to fuel for ISRU Mars energy production. The photocatalytic reactor will provide performance testing of catalysts for investigation of solar effects and feasibility of photocatalytic reactions for energy production. More »

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