PIA25516: Coprates Chasma

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Today's VIS image is located between the main part of Coprates Chasma (north) and Coprates Catena (south). The canyon in this area is much shallower than the main canyon. Coprates Chasma is one of the numerous canyons that make up Valles Marineris. The chasma stretches for 960 km (600 miles) from Melas Chasma to the west and Capri Chasma to the east.

Orbit Number: 90883 Latitude: -15.0445 Longitude: 301.518 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2022-06-10 14:37

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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.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU
Image Addition Date: 2022-09-12
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