PIA23996: Nirgal Vallis
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1178 x 5355 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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This VIS image shows the two channel segments of Nirgal Vallis that join just off the image to the east (right). Arising in Noachis Terra, the eastward flowing Nirgal Vallis is 610 km long and empties into Uzboi Vallis.

Orbit Number: 81561 Latitude: -27.4288 Longitude: 314.736 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-05-04 01:02

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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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