Today's VIS image shows a field of sand dunes on the floor of Hale Crater. Hale Crater is located in Noachis Terra north of Argyre Planitia.
Orbit Number: 66554 Latitude: -35.7883 Longitude: 323.039 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2016-12-14 22:52
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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.