Relevance for life
Oxygen can be produced in situ:
- in greenhouses by plants.
- by reduction of carbon dioxide from the martian atmosphere
- by reduction of oxide minerals
- by electrolysis of water
- Propellant. Oxygen is often chosen as an oxidizer for chemical propulsion.
- Atmospheric component. Standard atmosphere contains 21% Oxygen.
- Chemical reagent
Oxygenlunarp on Lunarpedia.