PIA23858: Kasei Valles
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1402 x 2641 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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Today's VIS image shows a section of Kasei Valles. This complex channel arose in the Tharsis voclanic region and flowed eastward into Chryse Planitia. Chryse Planitia is a large circular basin, probably formed by a meteor impact.

Orbit Number: 80675 Latitude: 26.039 Longitude: 307.827 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-02-21 02:28

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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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