This VIS image shows a portion of Nirgal Vallis. A tributary of the channel is seen on the left side of the image, with the main channel crossing the image from left to right.
Orbit Number: 66860 Latitude: -27.2359 Longitude: 315.463 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2017-01-09 03:18
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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.