PIA24857: Maja Valles
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  610 x 2708 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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Today's VIS image shows part of Maja Valles, a large channel system in Lunae Planum. Maja Valles in 1600 km (1000 miles) long. Like most outflow channels in the region, Maja Valles arises from the Valles Marineris region and drains into Chryse Planitia. Maja Valles starts in Juventae Chasma.

Orbit Number: 85617 Latitude: 4.08955 Longitude: 299.934 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2021-04-03 00:18

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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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