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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This false color image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Coprates Chasma.
PIA18979:
Coprates Chasma - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-12 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of an unnamed crater in Tyrrhena Terra.
PIA18980:
Tyrrhena Terra - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the floor of Proctor Crater.
PIA18981:
Proctor Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of of Eos Chasma.
PIA18985:
Eos Chasma - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-17 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined to create a false color image. This false color image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of a tributary channel that empties into Ares Vallis.
PIA18986:
Ares Vallis Tributary - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-16 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
SAM
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By measuring absorption of light at specific wavelengths, Tunable Laser Spectrometer (TLS) onboard NASA's Curiosity measures concentrations of methane, carbon dioxide and water vapor in Mars' atmosphere.
PIA19086:
Tunable Laser Spectrometer on NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-16 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
SAM
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This graphic shows tenfold spiking in the abundance of methane in the Martian atmosphere surrounding NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, as detected by a series of measurements made with the Tunable Laser Spectrometer instrument in the rover's laboratory suite.
PIA19087:
Methane Measurements by NASA's Curiosity in Mars' Gale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-16 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
SAM
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This illustration portrays possible ways methane might be added to Mars' atmosphere (sources) and removed from the atmosphere (sinks). NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has detected fluctuations in methane concentration in the atmosphere.
PIA19088:
Possible Methane Sources and Sinks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-16 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
SAM
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Data graphed here are examples from the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) laboratory's detection of Martian organics in a sample of powder that the drill on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover collected from a rock target called 'Cumberland.'
PIA19089:
Some Data from Detection of Organics in a Rock on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-16 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
SAM
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This graphic offers comparisons between the amount of an organic chemical named chlorobenzene detected in the 'Cumberland' rock sample and amounts of it in samples from three other Martian surface targets analyzed by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.
PIA19090:
Comparing 'Cumberland' With Other Samples Analyzed by Curiosity
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-16 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
SAM
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This illustration portrays some of the reasons why finding organic chemicals on Mars is challenging. Whatever organic chemicals may be produced on Mars or delivered to Mars face several possible modes of being transformed or destroyed.
PIA19091:
Mars Has Ways to Make Organics Hard to Find
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-17 Comet Rosetta
Rosetta NAVCAM
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This mosaic of images from the navigation camera on the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft shows the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it appeared at 5 a.m. UTC on Dec. 17, 2014 (9 p.m. PST on Dec. 16).
PIA19092:
December 2014 View of Rosetta's Destination Comet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-17 Comet Rosetta
Rosetta NAVCAM
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This mosaic of images from the navigation camera on the ESA's Rosetta spacecraft shows the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it appeared at in the early morning, Universal Coordinated Time, of Dec. 17, 2014 (evening of Dec. 16, PST).
PIA19093:
December 2014 View of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-12 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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Off the Edge
PIA18983:
Off the Edge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-15 Mercury MESSENGER
MDIS - Wide Angle
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Sinan Wave
PIA18984:
Sinan Wave
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-11 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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This view from the Mastcam on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows dramatic buttes and layers on the lower flank of Mount Sharp. It was taken on Sept. 7, 2013, from near the waypoint called 'Darwin' on the route toward an entry point to the mountain.
PIA19083:
Mount Sharp Buttes and Layers From Near 'Darwin'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-15 Tethys Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Narrow Angle
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NASA's Cassini orbiter shows that Tethys appears to be peeking out from behind Rhea, watching the watcher. Scientists believe that Tethys' surprisingly high albedo is due to the water ice jets emerging from its neighbor, Enceladus.
PIA18293:
Tethys the Spy
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-12 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Details of hilly terrain within a large Martian canyon are shown on a geological map based on observations from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and produced by the U.S. Geological Survey.
PIA19084:
Geological Mapping of Hills in Martian Canyon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-12 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This frame from an animation simulates a flyover of a portion of a Martian canyon detailed in a geological map produced by the U.S. Geological Survey and based on observations by the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA19085:
Simulated Flyover of Mars Canyon Map (Animation) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-18 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Polar layered deposits slopes are quite extensive and partially surround the South polar residual cap as seen in this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA19120:
Polar Layered Deposit Slopes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-18 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, approximately 1.5 x 3 kilometers, shows a sample of eroded Martian terrain in Arabia Terra.
PIA19121:
Eroding Terrain in Arabia Terra
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-18 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows frosted gullies on a south-facing slope within a crater. At this time of year only south-facing slopes retain the frost, while the north-facing slopes have melted.
PIA19122:
Frosty Slopes in Late Spring
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-18 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Elorza Crater is a complex crater located north of Coprates Chasma. This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter centers on the southwestern portion of the central uplift, characterized by numerous bedrock exposures and coherent impact melt flows.
PIA19123:
Possible Opaline Silica in the Central Uplift of Elorza Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-18 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is of an approximately 5 kilometer (approx. 3.1 mile) diameter crater that is one of the rare examples of a fresh 'lunar-like' crater on Mars.
PIA19124:
A Fresh, Lunar-Like Crater on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-11 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Hazcam
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is continuing its traverse southward on the western rim of Endeavour Crater during the fall of 2014, stopping to investigate targets of scientific interest along way.
PIA19082:
Opportunity Pausing at a Bright Outcrop on Endeavour Rim, Sol 3854
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-17 Comet Rosetta
CIVA
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The Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission captured this view during its first bounce after hitting the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on Nov. 12, 2014, with blurring as a result of the lander's own motion. The image from
PIA19094:
Comet Lander's View During First Bounce
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-17 Comet Rosetta
CIVA
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From the location where it came to rest after bounces, the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission captured this view of a cliff on the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The feature is called 'Perihelion Cliff'.
PIA19095:
Philae Lander's View of 'Perihelion Cliff' on Comet Surface
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-17 Comet Rosetta
CIVA
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This graphic depicts the position of the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission, and a nearby cliff photographed by the lander, in the context of topographic modeling of the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's nucleus.
PIA19097:
Philae Lander's Setting on Comet, with Cliff-Image Inset
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-11 Chandra X-ray Observatory
Hubble Space Telescope
Spitzer Space Telescope
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This composite image of NGC 2207 and IC 2163 contains Chandra data in pink, optical-light data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in red, green, and blue (appearing as blue, white, orange, and brown), and infrared data from Spitzer Space Telescope in red.
PIA18903:
Galactic Gathering Gives Impressive Light Display
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-12-17 Comet Rosetta
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This graphic depicts the position of the Philae lander of the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission in the context of topographic modeling of the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko's nucleus.
PIA19096:
Philae Lander's Setting on Comet's Surface
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