The channel in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located in Terra Sabaea. At some time after the channel was carved, the impact event occurred, forever blocking the channel.

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The channel in this image is located in Terra Sabaea. At some time after the channel was carved, the impact event occurred, forever blocking the channel.

Orbit Number: 45126 Latitude: 11.8128 Longitude: 31.9808 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-02-15 22:36

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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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