Hebes Mensa

June 13, 2018

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Located in the center of Hebes Chasma is a large deposit of layered material called Hebes Mensa. Extensive erosion has created gullies in the mensa and distributed fine sand size materials to create dunes and sand drifts within the chasma.

Orbit Number: 72030 Latitude: -1.0854 Longitude: 283.966 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-03-11 03:02

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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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