PIA14162: Olympus Mons Flows
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: THEMIS
Product Size: 1324 x 2768 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Arizona State University
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This VIS image shows lava flows in the southern escarpment region of Olympus Mons, the largest known volcano in the solar system.

Orbit Number: 41462 Latitude: 13.984 Longitude: 227.046 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-04-20 (All day)

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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU

Image Addition Date:
2011-05-25