The lava flows and channel in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are located on the eastern margin of Olympus Mons.

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The lava flows and channel in this VIS image are located on the eastern margin of Olympus Mons.

Orbit Number: 56051 Latitude: 20.1784 Longitude: 232.331 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2014-08-03 00:03

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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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