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- CRISM: Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars
- CTX: Context Camera
- HiRISE: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment
- MARSIS: Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding
- SHARAD: Shallow Radar
- THEMIS: Thermal Emission Imaging System
- All Mars missions list
- Mars 2020 Rover
- Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN)
- Mars Exploration Rovers (MER)
- Mars Express (MEX)
- Mars Odyssey
- Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) / Mangalyaan
- Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
- Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Tag Archives: mesas
Ridge and mesa in Utopia Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.
THEMIS Image of the Day, November 10, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of the margin of Chryse Planitia. Dark blue in this false color combination is mostly likely basaltic material/dunes. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The … Continue reading
A mesa in Amazonis Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.
What’s up and what’s down? This image covers mesas, or high-standing plateaus, to the north and pits, or low-standing, depressions to the south. If it looks the other way around, then you are not seeing the topography correctly. Remember that … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, July 8, 2016. This VIS image shows a small portion of Hydraotes Chaos. Chaos is defined as a distinctive area of broken terrain. Topographically, chaos regions have hills/mesas/plateaus surroundied by lower elevation valleys that crisscross … Continue reading
At the northern edge of central crater bulge in Crommelin Crater. Beautiful Mars series.
Patiently waiting in Melas Chasma. Beautiful Mars series.
Troughs within east Candor Chasma. Beautiful Mars series.
THEMIS Image of the Day, November 3, 2015. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. These false color images may reveal subtle variations … Continue reading