Do you see what I see this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft? Turn your head to the left and look at the crater at the top of the image - a smiley face will be gazing at you.

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Do you see what I see? Turn your head to the left and look at the crater at the top of the image - a smiley face will be gazing at you.

Orbit Number: 32176 Latitude: -45.1453 Longitude: 304.973 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2009-03-16 15:53

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.

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