PIA24120: Ascraeus Mons
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1353 x 2638 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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Today's image shows the contact of the southern flank of Ascraeus Mons and the surrounding Tharsis region lava flows. This boundary contains several tectonic factures and collapse features. Ascraeus is the northenmost of the three aligned Tharsis volcaones and is the tallest at 18,225meters (59,793ft).

Orbit Number: 82062 Latitude: 8.4003 Longitude: 256.42 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-06-14 07:17

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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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