PIA23415: Wind Eroded Vallis
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  685 x 1425 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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Several named and unnamed channels are located south of the Medusa Fossae Formation on the margin with Terra Sirenum. One of the unnamed channels is visible in the lower half of this VIS image. Wind erosion and deposition have modified the channel, indicating the channel is older than the wind action.

Orbit Number: 77996 Latitude: -6.80206 Longitude: 202.156 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2019-07-15 12:00

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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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