Kasei Valles Fan

August 15, 2012

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At the base of this slope is a fan-shaped deposit of the slope forming material. The channel that the fan rests upon is Kasei Valles.

Orbit Number: 46253 Latitude: 27.0793 Longitude: 292.961 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-05-18 16:51

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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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NASA/JPL/ASU

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