PIA23942: Baetis Chaos
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1357 x 2639 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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Today's VIS image shows part of Baetis Chaos. This region of chaos is located north of Juventae Chasma. Juventae Chasma is a huge box canyon near Valles Marineris. Water flowed from Juventae Chasma, through Baetis Chaos and created the northward flowing channel called Maja Valles.

Orbit Number: 81212 Latitude: -0.365878 Longitude: 299.435 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-04-05 07:31

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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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