This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows part of the extensive volcanic flows that make up Daedalia Planum.

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Today's VIS image shows part of the extensive volcanic flows that make up Daedalia Planum. The different layers and surface textures are due to flows at different times, or the affect of cooling as the flow narrows and extends far from the lava source. Daedalia Planum volcanic flows originate at or near Arsia Mons.

Orbit Number: 75431 Latitude: -18.9209 Longitude: 241.546 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-12-16 05:39

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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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