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Mars MGS MOLA - MEX HRSC Blended DEM Global 200m v2 thumbnail

Mars MGS MOLA - MEX HRSC Blended DEM Global 200m v2

application/octet-stream 1 kBJan 31 2018

Product Information: This data product, now at version 2, is a blend of digital elevation model (DEM) data derived from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA), an instrument aboard NASA’s Mars…

Mars THEMIS Day IR Controlled Mosaic Sinus Sabaeus 30S 00E 100 mpp thumbnail

Mars THEMIS Day IR Controlled Mosaic Sinus Sabaeus 30S 00E 100 mpp

application/isis 452 MBAug 30 2013

This product is a daytime infrared image mosaic generated using Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) images from the 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter mission. The mosaic is generated at the full…

Mars MGS MOLA Global Color Shaded Relief 463m v1 thumbnail

Mars MGS MOLA Global Color Shaded Relief 463m v1

application/isis 3 GB

Product Information: This map is based on data from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) (Smith, et al., 2001), an instrument on NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) spacecraft (Albee, et al.,…

Mars MGS MOLA - MEX HRSC Blended Shaded Relief 200m v2 thumbnail

Mars MGS MOLA - MEX HRSC Blended Shaded Relief 200m v2

application/octet-stream 1 kB

This is a shaded relief of the original DEM described next. This data product, now at version 2, is a blend of digital elevation model (DEM) data derived from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA),…

THEMIS Night IR Controlled Mosaic Eridania 65S 120E 100 mpp thumbnail

THEMIS Night IR Controlled Mosaic Eridania 65S 120E 100 mpp

application/isis 704 MBJul 20 2017

This product is an infrared image mosaic generated using Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) images from the 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter mission. The mosaic is generated at the full resolution of…

THEMIS Day IR Controlled Mosaic Eridania 65S 120E 100 mpp thumbnail

THEMIS Day IR Controlled Mosaic Eridania 65S 120E 100 mpp

application/isis 704 MBJul 20 2017

This product is an infrared image mosaic generated using Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) images from the 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter mission. The mosaic is generated at the full resolution of…

THEMIS Night IR Controlled Mosaic Thaumasia 65S 240E 100 mpp thumbnail

THEMIS Night IR Controlled Mosaic Thaumasia 65S 240E 100 mpp

application/isis 704 MBJul 20 2017

This product is an infrared image mosaic generated using Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) images from the 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter mission. The mosaic is generated at the full resolution of…

THEMIS Day IR Controlled Mosaic Thaumasia 65S 240E 100 mpp thumbnail

THEMIS Day IR Controlled Mosaic Thaumasia 65S 240E 100 mpp

application/isis 704 MBJul 20 2017

This product is an infrared image mosaic generated using Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) images from the 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter mission. The mosaic is generated at the full resolution of…

THEMIS Night IR Controlled Mosaic Phaethontis 65S 180E 100 mpp thumbnail

THEMIS Night IR Controlled Mosaic Phaethontis 65S 180E 100 mpp

application/isis 704 MBJul 20 2017

This product is an infrared image mosaic generated using Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) images from the 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter mission. The mosaic is generated at the full resolution of…

THEMIS Day IR Controlled Mosaic Phaethontis 65S 180E 100 mpp thumbnail

THEMIS Day IR Controlled Mosaic Phaethontis 65S 180E 100 mpp

application/isis 704 MBJul 20 2017

This product is an infrared image mosaic generated using Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) images from the 2001 Mars Odyssey orbiter mission. The mosaic is generated at the full resolution of…

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Mars THEMIS Controlled Mosaics and Final Smithed Kernels thumbnail

Mars THEMIS Controlled Mosaics and Final Smithed Kernels

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/maps/mars-themis-controlled-mosaics-and-final-smithed-kernels

The objective of this work is to assemble and cartographically control Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS; Christensen et al. 2004) daytime infrared (IR) and nighttime IR images. In a…

Mars Global Digital Image Mosaic MDIM 2.1 thumbnail

Mars Global Digital Image Mosaic MDIM 2.1

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/maps/mdim-2-1

This global image map of Mars has a resolution of 256 pixels/degree (scale approximately 231 m/pixel at the equator). The black-and-white mosaic is processed to emphasize local topographic…

Moon Control Networks thumbnail

Moon Control Networks

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/maps/control-networks/moon

Lunar Orbiter Lunar Control Network 2004 The USGS worked to digitize and restore a global set of Lunar Orbiter images and to assemble this into a global digital Lunar Orbiter mosaic of the Moon. A…

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Mars Control Networks

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/maps/control-networks/mars

The U.S. Geological Survey has recently completed a final revised version of its 231 m/pixel global Viking image mosaic of Mars that has substantially improved geodetic accuracy compared to versions…

NASA/USGS Planetary Geologic Mapping Program thumbnail

NASA/USGS Planetary Geologic Mapping Program

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/groups/planetary-geologic-mapping-program

The Astrogeology Team at USGS provides coordination of NASA's planetary geologic mapping program. Geologic mapping investigations of any imaged planetary body (except Earth) are proposed to NASA's…

Mars Ice

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/mars-ice

North Pole Consortium Meetings Instruments and Data Tharsis Region South Pole South Pole Cryptic Region South Pole Recession

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ISPRS 1998 Preliminary Mapping from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Preliminary Mapping from the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter

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Since arrival at Mars in Sept. 1997 the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) on the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) spacecraft has obtained a number of topographic profiles across the northern hemisphere…

ISPRS 1998 Relationship of the New MOLA Topography of Mars to Existing Maps and Models thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Relationship of the New MOLA Topography of Mars to Existing Maps and Models

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A comparison of the MOLA topographic profile data with existing digital topography indicates the presence of both systematic and significant local and regional differences. These differences are in…

ISPRS 1998 Mars MGS MOLA Global Geodetic Control Network thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Mars MGS MOLA Global Geodetic Control Network

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The Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) on the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) mission will produce a precision global geodetic control network for Mars of 30,000 - 50,000 points which will be accurate to…

ISPRS 1999 Assessment of Published Viking Orbiter DEMs derived from Stereo Photogrammetry using MOLA Data thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 Assessment of Published Viking Orbiter DEMs derived from Stereo Photogrammetry using MOLA Data

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Described the exciting results which have been obtained from the initial set of mainly Northern hemispheric laser altimetry tracks from the MOLA instrument known as the SPO-1 phase. More recently has…

ISPRS 1999 Stereogrammetric Mapping on Mars: Promise, Progress, and Problems thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 Stereogrammetric Mapping on Mars: Promise, Progress, and Problems

application/pdf 46 kB

To assist in landing site selection, we are compiling a suite of stereo images of potential landing sites for the 1998 and 2001 Mars landers. From these, we are using automated stereogrammetry…

ISPRS 1999 MOLA: The Future of Mars Global Cartography thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 MOLA: The Future of Mars Global Cartography

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The MGS Orbiter is carrying the high-precision Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) which, when combined with precision reconstructed orbital data and telemetered attitude data, provides a tie between…

ISPRS 2001 Utilizing Mars Digital Image Model (MDIM) and Mars Orbiter laser Altimeter (MOLA) data for photogrammetric control thumbnail

ISPRS 2001 Utilizing Mars Digital Image Model (MDIM) and Mars Orbiter laser Altimeter (MOLA) data for photogrammetric control

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The USGS is producing digital elevation models (DEM) and topographic maps of Mars at scales of 1:250,000 to 1:1,000,000. The initial source material will be Viking Orbiter images, with a later…

ISPRS 2001 Improved 3D Mars Control Net from a Combined Adjustment of Viking Images and Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter Data thumbnail

ISPRS 2001 Improved 3D Mars Control Net from a Combined Adjustment of Viking Images and Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter Data

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The current global spatial control net of Mars provides the geodetic basis for an orthoimage map composed of image data sets obtained from VIKING missions from 1976 to 1980. This map is not…

ISPRS 2001 Mars Cartography using MOLA Control thumbnail

ISPRS 2001 Mars Cartography using MOLA Control

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The stereo photogrammetric observable equations are presented relating control point image location to camera distortions, camera pointing, spacecraft position, Mars-fixed areocentric control point…

ISPRS 2002 Photogrammetric Registration of MOC Imagery to MOLA Profile thumbnail

ISPRS 2002 Photogrammetric Registration of MOC Imagery to MOLA Profile

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The current Mars Global Survey (MGS) mission has been collecting high resolution digital images (MOC) and laser ranges (MOLA). The processing MOLA range data results in a global digital elevation…