PIA23489: Terra Cimmeria
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  692 x 1427 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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This VIS image is located in Terra Cimmeria, near the margin with Nepenthes Mensae. The highlands of Terra Cimmeria are at the bottom of the image. Tectonic activity has created fault blocked regions along the highland boundary. With time and erosion, the blocks become isolated mesas, and then the low hills of Nepenthes Mensae.

Orbit Number: 78685 Latitude: 1.97703 Longitude: 122.103 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2019-09-10 05:44

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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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