PIA24226: Growing old in Terra Sabaea
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  710 x 1444 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA24226.jpg (111.9 kB)

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Today's VIS image shows part of a heavily eroded crater near the northern margin of Terra Sabaea. This region is heavily eroded and dissected by a multitude of unnamed channels, regions of chaos and old craters. This crater has a channel within it, seen on the right side of this image.

Orbit Number: 86149 Latitude: 31.175 Longitude: 68.5579 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2021-05-16 19:45

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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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