Today's VIS image shows part of the central region of Hebes Chasma. The floor of this closed basin filled with landslide deposits and other layered materials. The eastern margin of Hebes Mensa is just visible on the left center side of the image. Wind and water processes have eroded the floor materials.
Orbit Number: 87427 Latitude: -1.35658 Longitude: 284.373 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2021-08-30 01:02
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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.