PIA23370: Acheron Fossae
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1420 x 2653 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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This VIS image is located on the northern side of Acheron Fossae. Acheron Fossae is a complex tectonic region north of Olympus Mons. In this region of Acheron Fossae, channels drain down towards the plains.

Orbit Number: 77733 Latitude: 39.5698 Longitude: 223.721 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2019-06-23 20:29

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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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