The different layers of material in this occur in Aram Chaos as seen in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.
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Aram Chaos

Context image for PIA17223
Context image

The different layers of material in this VIS image occur in Aram Chaos.

Orbit Number: 49847 Latitude: 3.33589 Longitude: 339.094 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-03-10 12:03

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#:
PIA17223

Date added:
2013-05-23

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
696 x 1540 pixels (width x height)

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA17223.tif (1.07 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA17223.jpg (0.1 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU