Sharpest Map of Mars Surface Properties

July 17, 2014 6:57 AM

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A heat-sensing camera has provided data to create the most detailed global map yet made of Martian surface properties.

The map uses data from the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS), a nine-band visual and infrared camera designed at Arizona State University installed on NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter.

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