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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-02 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows dust devil tracks in Utopia Planitia on Mars. The tracks occur where dust devils have scoured the fine materials off the underlying surface.
PIA22578:
Dust Devil Tracks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the equatorial region between Olympus Mons and Apollinaris Mons, dominated by wind etched regions of the ridges and valleys.
PIA22577:
Wind Etching
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-28 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the eastern edge of Tithonium Chasma, one of the large valley systems that comprise Valles Marineris. Large fractures are visible on the upper margin of the chasma.
PIA22576:
Tithonium Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-27 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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In this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey the surface region of Aram Chaos is being dissected by linear valleys. As dissection continues individual mesas develop.
PIA22539:
Aram Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-26 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a small section on Margaritifer Chaos. The term chaos is applied to regions where the surface is being eroded to form mesas.
PIA22538:
Margaritifer Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Ganges Chasma in the northeast portion of Valles Marineris. Scattered hills on the canyon floor may be remnants of chaos terrain that formed from collapse of the canyon.
PIA22536:
The Hills in Ganges Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows many new ice blocks compared to earlier images in 2006. One of the most actively changing areas on Mars are the steep edges of the North Polar layered deposits.
PIA22535:
Ice Block Avalanche
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observed this image of an impact crater. The blue appearance is due to the intense blast of the impact moving around dust on the surface. That dust is usually light-toned and reddish in color compared to what is beneath.
PIA22534:
New Crater Blues
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Part of this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has lingering seasonal frost, which serves to accentuate Mars' noth polar layered deposit comprising a thick stack of icy layers.
PIA22533:
Lingering Frost
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows linear ridges, the result of wind action eroding the material of a layered deposit.
PIA22505:
Gale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a smaller crater containing a multitude of dark slope streaks on the rim of Chia Crater. These features are assumed to represent down slope movements of material.
PIA22504:
Crater Dark Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The hills in this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey are part of mound located in Arcadia Plantia. Just west of these hills is a long region of grouped hills called Phlegra Montes.
PIA22503:
Arcadia Plainitia Hills
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-20 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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Two images from the Mast Camera onboard NASA's Curiosity rover depict the change in the color of light illuminating the Martian surface since a dust storm engulfed Gale Crater. At left shows the 'Duluth' drill site on May 21, 2018; at right from June 17.
PIA22330:
Duluth After Dust Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-20 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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A self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity rover taken on Sol 2082 (June 15, 2018). A Martian dust storm has reduced sunlight and visibility at the rover's location in Gale Crater.
PIA22486:
Curiosity's Dusty Selfie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-20 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a small part of the huge northern dune field called Olympia Undae. This dune field surrounds 1/3 of the north polar cap. Collected in northern summer, there is no frost remaining on the dunes in this image.
PIA22502:
Olympia Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-19 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The large sand sheet with surface dune forms seen in this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey is located on the complex floor of Rabe Crater. The sand is likely derived by erosion into the deposit that fills most of the crater floor.
PIA22501:
Rabe Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-18 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows an unnamed channel in Xanthe Terra. The large bend in the channel was created as the flow of liquid from the bottom of the image was deflected by a ridge that extends diagonally from the left center.
PIA22500:
Xanthe Terra Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a section of Shalbatana Vallis. Shalbatana Vallis is one of many channels that empty into Chryse Planitia.
PIA22499:
Shalbatana Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-14 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows Lycus Sulci, a very complex region surrounding the northern and western flanks of Olympus Mons featuring some of the tectonic ridges as well as the dark slope streaks that are common in this region.
PIA22498:
Lycus Sulci
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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These two views from NASA's Curiosity rover, acquired specifically to measure the amount of dust inside Gale Crater, show that dust has increased over three days from a major Martian dust storm.
PIA22520:
Curiosity's View of the June 2018 Dust Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a fierce dust storm is kicking up on Mars, with rovers on the surface indicated as icons.
PIA22519:
2018 Giant Dust Storm on Mars Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey is located in the center of Hebes Chasma, a large deposit of layered material called Hebes Mensa.
PIA22497:
Hebes Mensa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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This series of images shows simulated views of a darkening Martian sky blotting out the Sun from NASA's Opportunity rover's point of view, with the right side simulating Opportunity's current view in the global dust storm (June 2018).
PIA22521:
Shades of Martian Darkness
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-12 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of a crater located north of Hecates Tholus. The radial grooves in the ejecta blanket are still visible around the crater rim.
PIA22496:
Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a hill with a central crater. Such features have been interpreted as both mud volcanoes (really a sedimentary structure) and as actual volcanoes (the erupting lava kind).
PIA22514:
A Volcano of Mud or Lava?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured an impact crater that triggered a slope streak. When the meteoroid hit the surface and exploded to make the crater, it also destabilized the slope and initiated this avalanche.
PIA22513:
Bang and Whoosh!
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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In this region of Lyot Crater, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a field of classic barchan dunes. Sand dunes often accumulate in the floors of craters on Mars.
PIA22512:
Once in a Blue Dune
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-11 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observed sand dunes in the north polar regions of Mars showing light coatings of pale orange dust blown partially across the dark basaltic sand. Around the edges of the dunes, patches of seasonal dry ice remain.
PIA22511:
Dust and Frost
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of Medusa Fossae. Winds have eroded materials in this region, creating ridges and valleys aligned with the direction of the wind.
PIA22510:
Medusae Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-10 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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This global map of Mars taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft shows a growing dust storm as of June 6, 2018. The blue dot shows the approximate location of Opportunity.
PIA22329:
Dust Storm Covers Opportunity
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-08 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the wall and floor of Coprates Chasma. Several landslide deposits are visible as well as small regions of sand dunes.
PIA22410:
Coprates Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-07 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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NASA's Curiosity rover used its Sample Analysis at Mars to detect seasonal changes in atmospheric methane in Gale Crater. The methane signal has been observed for nearly three Martian years (nearly six Earth years), peaking each summer.
PIA22328:
Mars' Mysterious Methane
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-07 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a section of Shalbatana Vallis. Shalbatana Vallis is located in Xanthe Terra.
PIA22409:
Shalbatana Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small portion of the lava flows that comprise Daedalia Planum. The flows originated at Arsia Mons, the youngest of the three Tharsis volcanoes.
PIA22408:
Daedalia Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-05 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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A landslide deposit is visible in this image of Coprates Catena. Coprates Catena parallels the much larger Coprates Chasma; both are part of Valles Marineris. This image was captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
PIA22407:
Coprates Catena Landslide
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-04 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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The drill bit of NASA's Curiosity Mars rover over one of the sample inlets on the rover's deck. The inlets lead to Curiosity's onboard laboratories.
PIA22327:
Inlet Cover On the Curiosity Rover
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-04 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Milankovic Crater is located in central Arcadia Planitia. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows small sand dunes on the crater floor, and larger dunes within the central crater peak/pit feature.
PIA22406:
Milankovic Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-01 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The northern margin of Terra Sabaea is a complex area between a cratered highland and complexly eroded lower plains. This image of the region captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows just one of the numerous unnamed channels.
PIA22405:
Terra Sabaea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-31 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the 'rim' of Orcus Patera. Along the east facing ridge walls in this image multiple regions of dark slope streaks are visible. How Orcus Patera formed is a mystery.
PIA22404:
Dark Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows Moreux Crater, located in the northern part of Terra Sabaea. The crater has a region of sand dunes on the crater floor, as well as features that are similar to glacial topography on Earth.
PIA22403:
Moreux Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Hale Crater, a large impact crater (more than 100 kilometers) with a suite of interesting features such as active gullies, active recurring slope lineae, and extensive icy ejecta flows.
PIA22465:
Bedrock Exposed in the Rim of Hale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows the permanent polar cap of Mars, encircled by sand dunes and looking like pulled threads, these dunes march across a fabric of patterned ground.
PIA22464:
Corduroy Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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In early Martian summer, at the time NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) acquired this image, the dunes are almost free of their seasonal ice cover.
PIA22463:
Patches of Snow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-29 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter continually finds new impact sites on Mars. This one occurred within the dense secondary crater field of Corinto Crater. The new crater and its ejecta have distinctive color patterns.
PIA22462:
A New Impact Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located on the margin of the Nili Fossae region and Isidis Planitia.
PIA22402:
Complex Erosion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-28 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the margin of the north polar cap and the surrounding plains. The layering of the ice is easily visible due to the dust that is deposited on the top of the ice every year.
PIA22401:
Polar Layers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Olympia Undae, a large dune field that surrounds part of the north polar cap. At the top of the image the dunes are small and isolated.
PIA22400:
Olympia Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-24 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the margin between the polar cap and the surrounding plains. There are dunes on the plains at the top of the image.
PIA22399:
North Polar Layers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-23 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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A close-up image of a 2-inch-deep hole produced using a new drilling technique for NASA's Curiosity rover. Curiosity drilled this hole in a target called 'Duluth' on May 20, 2018.
PIA22326:
Curiosity Successfully Drills "Duluth"
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-23 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
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NASA's Curiosity rover successfully drilled a 2-inch-deep hole in a target called 'Duluth' on May 20, 2018. It was the first rock sample captured by the drill since October 2016.
PIA22325:
First Drilled Sample on Mars Since 2016
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Located west of the Elysium Volcanic complex, Hebrus Valles is a complex channel system that flowed to the north. In this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft the channel features have the appearance of a channel formed by liquid flow.
PIA22398:
Hebrus Valles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a section of Cerberus Fossae. Located southeast of the Elysium Planitia volcanic complex, the linear graben was created by tectonic forces related to the volcanic activity.
PIA22397:
Cerberus Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The linear channel in the bottom half of this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is part of Olympica Fossae. Olympica Fossae is a complex channel form located on the Tharsis plains between Alba Mons and Olympus Mons.
PIA22396:
Olympica Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-18 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a region of Chryse Chaos where the isolated mesas are beginning to be formed. The interconnected channel forms erode, and mesas are created by erosion of the bounding channels.
PIA22395:
Chryse Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-17 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows an unnamed crater located in Utopia Planitia. This relatively young crater has a steep inner rim, with floor deposits that originate from the crater rim itself.
PIA22394:
Utopia Planitia Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows Gale Crater on Mars, the home of the Curiosity Rover.
PIA22393:
Gale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Gale Crater. Gale Crater is the home of the Curiosity Rover.
PIA22392:
Gale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows barchan sand dunes, common on Mars often forming vast dune fields within very large (tens to hundreds of km) impact basins. The regions upwind of barchans are usually devoid of sandy bedforms.
PIA22456:
Barchan Pac-Man
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows some of these on the slopes of Nectaris Montes within Coprates Chasma on Mars. Sand dunes in Valles Marineris can be impressive in size, with steep slopes that seem to climb and descend.
PIA22455:
Dunes in Nectaris Montes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows two small impact craters located in Meridiani Planum on Mars. Small boulders on the floor and walls of the left-side crater.
PIA22454:
Twin Craters in Meridiani Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-14 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows two new craters on Mars with the same distinctive pattern of relatively blue ejecta surrounded by a dark blast zone and arcing patterns. This pattern indicates an oblique impact angle with a bolide.
PIA22453:
A Pair of New Impact Craters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-14 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small portion of Olympia Undae, a huge dune field that surrounds part of the north polar cap. This image was taken during summer and there is no frost on the dune forms.
PIA22391:
Olympia Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Sand dunes cover this entire image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft. The dunes are part of Olympia Undae, a huge dune field surrounding 1/4 of the northern polar cap.
PIA22390:
Olympia Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image of Gale Crater from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the huge layered deposit that covers much of the crater floor. The top of the image shows part of the crater rim, including one of the many small channels.
PIA22389:
Gale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the interior of Candor Chasma. At the bottom of the frame is a bright feature formed by layers of material deposited in the canyon after it formed.
PIA22388:
Candor Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-08 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The feature that crosses this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is a graben. Graben are formed by tectonic action, where a block of material moves downward between a pair of faults.
PIA22387:
Labeatis Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-07 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the part of the crater rim and ejecta surrounding Lonar Crater in the northern plains of Vastitas Borealis.
PIA22386:
Lonar Crater Ejecta
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-04 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows one of the numerous unnamed channels in northern Terra Sabaea.
PIA22384:
Terra Sabaea Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-03 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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A group of dunes captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is visible on the floor of this unnamed crater in Arabia Terra. The dunes contain basaltic sand, which is darker than the dust covered materials of the rest of the crater.
PIA22383:
Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-02 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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At the bottom of this image of Daedalia Planum is the uppermost rim of an impact crater. This image was captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
PIA22382:
Daedalia Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-05-01 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft runs from northern Juventae Chasma to just short of the southern canyon wall.
PIA22381:
Juventae Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This enhanced color image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows eroded bedrock on the floor of a large ancient crater.
PIA22439:
Bedrock on a Crater Floor
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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NASA's Opportunity rover has spent 13 years exploring a small region of Meridiani Planum which has a rather ordinary appearance as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA22438:
Exploring Meridiani Planum
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This color image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows bedrock layers of diverse colors and composition.
PIA22437:
Colorful Layers in Ariadnes Colles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-30 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This enhanced color image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows the heavily channeled and ancient southern highlands of Mars. The elongated and jagged features are windblown dunes, perhaps hardened and eroded.
PIA22436:
Channeled Southern Highlands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows one of the numerous unnamed channels located in northern Arabia Terra.
PIA22380:
Arabia Terra Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-27 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a section of Bahram Vallis. This channel is located in northern Lunae Planum, south of Kasei Valles.
PIA22379:
Bahram Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-26 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the western rim of Bamberg Crater. The complex nature of the rim is one indication of the relative youth of this crater in relation to it's surrounding.
PIA22378:
Bamberg Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The rounded hills in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located in Arcadia Planitia. Broad linear ridges and groups of hills in this region are part of Phlegra Dorsa and Phlegra Montes.
PIA22377:
Arcadia Planitia Hills
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-24 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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The northern margins of Arabia Terra and Terra Sabaea contain many unnamed channels. This channel is located in Terra Sabaea. The channel flow is toward the top of this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
PIA22376:
Terra Sabaea Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows one of the mega-gullies that empties into Echus Chasma. Echus Chasma is approximately 4km deep in this region, and is the source of Kasei Valles.
PIA22375:
Echus Chasma Gully
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small portion of Lobo Vallis near where it recombines with Kasei Valles and empties into Chryse Planitia.
PIA22374:
Lobo Vallis
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Located on the western margin of Lunae Planum, Sacra Fossae is a group of linear depressions. The right angle turns and uniform width seen in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft indicate that these channels were formed by faulting.
PIA22373:
Sacra Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-18 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Osuga Valles is a complex set of channels located near Eos Chasma. This image was captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
PIA22372:
Osuga Valles
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Bonestell Crater is a relatively young crater located in Acidalia Planitia. The grooved surface of the ejecta blanket is evident in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
PIA22371:
Bonestell Crater
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows chaos terrain on Mars' equator.
PIA22435:
Chaos Terrain
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows bedrock units with diverse colors indicating different mineral concentrations.
PIA22434:
Diverse Lithologies on a Crater Floor
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows a field of boulders.
PIA22433:
Bouldery Plains
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows remarkably young lava flows in Elysium Planitia. There are almost no impact craters over this flow, indicating that it is probably only a few million years old.
PIA22432:
Young Lava Flows
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows several craters. The interior of the central one has retained much of the original topography, including the central peak.
PIA22370:
Arabia Terra Crater
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located in an unnamed crater within Tyrrhena Terra. The 'mitten' shaped feature extends from the crater rim (bottom of frame) onto the crater floor.
PIA22368:
Landslide
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Olympica Fossae is a complex channel located on the volcanic plains between Alba Mons and Olympus Mons. The sinuosity of the large channel in the middle of this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey indicates that this is a channel created by liquid flow.
PIA22367:
Olympica Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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Lyot Crater is a large, complex crater in the northern lowlands of Vastitas Borealis. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located along the southern rim of the crater and shows part of the dune fields located on the floor of the crater.
PIA22366:
Lyot Crater
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located in Medusae Fossae. Along the cliffside several dark streaks are visible.
PIA22365:
Wind + Gravity
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-04-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located along the northern margin of Terra Sirenum. This unnamed channel contains a small channel within a larger channel.
PIA22364:
Inner Channel
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a section of Bahram Vallis. Bahram Vallis is located on the northeastern margin of Lunae Planum.
PIA22363:
Bahram Vallis
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows 'streamers' of clouds created by katabatic winds at the north polar cap.
PIA22362:
Polar Winds
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This field of small dark craters captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located in southern Elysium Planitia. The dark appearance against the surrounding lava flows suggests that the craters post-date the lava flows.
PIA22361:
Small Craters
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The arcuate fractures and broken up surface shown in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is called Avernus Colles. This unique surface has developed on the southeast margin of Elysium Plainitia.
PIA22310:
Avernus Colles
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Gullies on Martian sand dunes, like these in Matara Crater, have been very active, with many flows in the last ten years. In this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter frost in and around two gullies are seen.
PIA22349:
Gullies of Matara Crater
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