This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of northeastern Syrtis Major. In this image are several windstreaks and a lava flow that has entered the crater on the top of the image.

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Today's VIS image shows a portion of northeastern Syrtis Major. In this image are several windstreaks and a lava flow that has entered the crater on the top of the image.

Orbit Number: 47434 Latitude: 18.0611 Longitude: 73.8956 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-08-23 21:52

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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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