This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small landslide chute and deposit. This feature is located on the easternmost end of Candor Chasma.
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Candor Chasma

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Today's VIS image shows a small landslide chute and deposit. This feature is located on the easternmost end of Candor Chasma.

Orbit Number: 42359 Latitude: -9.12946 Longitude: 295.363 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-07-03 02:31

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images.

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.

Image details

ID#:
PIA14485

Date added:
2011-07-29

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1320 x 2934 pixels (width x height)

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA14485.tif (3.88 MB)

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PIA14485.jpg (0.27 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU