PIA23933: Alba Mons Tectonics
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1412 x 2648 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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Today's VIS image is located on the eastern flank of Alba Mons. The entire region containing Alba Mons and Tempe Terra (east of this image) is cut by north and northeast trending linear fractures. The majority of the linear fractures are graben, paired fractures with a down dropped block of material between the fractures. This tectonic feature occurs in regions of extensional stresses.

Orbit Number: 81051 Latitude: 38.7597 Longitude: 258.468 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-03-23 01:34

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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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