Xanthe Terra Margin
Today's VIS image shows part of the complex region of channels and craters between Lunae Planum and Xanthe Terra. This image is located just east of Maja Valles, the major outflow channel in this region. The large crater at the top of the image, with channels entering and exiting, is named Chia Crater.
Orbit Number: 94377 Latitude: 0.364977 Longitude: 299.866 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2023-03-25 07:20
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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.