PIA23321: Tharsis Volcanics
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  601 x 2710 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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Today's VIS image is located on the lower flank of Arsia Mons. The linear features are tectonic faults. The lava flows originating from Arsia Mons are among the youngest on the surface of Mars.

Orbit Number: 77221 Latitude: -10.6544 Longitude: 243.403 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2019-05-12 16:17

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images.

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-Caltech/ASU

Image Addition Date:
2019-07-01