PIA23025: Spallanzani Crater
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1444 x 3304 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA23025.tif (3.02 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA23025.jpg (349.4 kB)

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This VIS image shows part of the floor of Spallanzani Crater. At some point after the crater was created the floor was covered by a fill material. The material was laid down in layers, which are easily identifiable at the eroded margins of the desposit. Spallanzani Crater is located near the southeast margin of Hellas Planitia in Promethei Terra.

Orbit Number: 75249 Latitude: -58.0904 Longitude: 86.3064 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-12-01 06:07

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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.

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