PIA24279: Niger Vallis
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1331 x 2662 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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This VIS image shows a portion of Niger Vallis. The channel is 333 km (207 miles) long. Arising from the volcano Hadriacus Mons, Niger Vallis merges with Dao Vallis and flows southwestward into Hellas Planitia. The channel is named for the Niger Rivier in Africa.

Orbit Number: 83734 Latitude: -36.231 Longitude: 90.9557 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-10-29 22:33

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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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