PIA24881: Ascraeus Mons Flank
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  605 x 2694 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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Today's image shows the eastern flank of Ascraeus Mons. Several tectonic fractures and collapse features, as well as lava flows, are visible in the image. Ascraeus Mons is the northernmost of the three aligned Tharsis volcanoes and is the tallest at 18 km (11 miles).

Orbit Number: 85868 Latitude: 11.0537 Longitude: 257.947 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2021-04-23 16:21

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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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