(CBS DETROIT) – Researchers over at NASA have joined the fight against Covid-19 in their own way.

Laboratory workers who normally craft spaceship parts, are now making ventilators.

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It’s known as project vital.

More than 100 people at NASA managed to develop and test a ventilator prototype in just 37 days.

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So far, they’re calling the mission a success.

Testing on this new ventilator is going well at a New York hospital.

Doctors say it delivers oxygen at higher pressures which is needed for Covid-19 patients.

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