This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows a very small portion of the extensive lava flows of the Tharsis volcanic complex.

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Today's VIS image shows a very small portion of the extensive lava flows of the Tharsis volcanic complex. These flows are located southwest of Ascraeus Mons.

Orbit Number: 81900 Latitude: 6.11029 Longitude: 250.287 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-05-31 23:08

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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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