This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a small field of dunes and associated dust devil tracks located on the floor of this unnamed crater on the rim of Roddenberry Crater.
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Dunes and Dust Devils

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A small field of dunes and associated dust devil tracks on located on the floor of this unnamed crater on the rim of Roddenberry Crater.

Orbit Number: 49922 Latitude: -49.4328 Longitude: 357.598 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-03-16 14:29

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#:
PIA17093

Date added:
2013-05-30

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU