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Mars MRO CTX South Polar Digital Terrain Model Mosaic 50m v1 thumbnail

Mars MRO CTX South Polar Digital Terrain Model Mosaic 50m v1

application/isis 1 kBSep 30 2020

This digital terrain model (DTM) mosaic over the south polar region of Mars was generated by extracting three-dimensional point clouds from approximately 400 distinct CTX stereo image pairs and…

Mars 2020 Terrain Relative Navigation HiRISE Orthorectified Image Mosaic thumbnail

Mars 2020 Terrain Relative Navigation HiRISE Orthorectified Image Mosaic

image/tiff 4 bytesJul 24 2020

The Mars 2020 rover will explore Jezero crater, Mars to investigate an ancient delta for evidence of past microbial life and to better understand the geologic history of the region. The landing…

Mars 2020 Terrain Relative Navigation HiRISE DTM Mosaic thumbnail

Mars 2020 Terrain Relative Navigation HiRISE DTM Mosaic

image/tiff 1 kBJul 24 2020

The Mars 2020 rover will explore Jezero crater, Mars to investigate an ancient delta for evidence of past microbial life and to better understand the geologic history of the region. The landing…

Mars 2020 Terrain Relative Navigation CTX DTM Mosaic thumbnail

Mars 2020 Terrain Relative Navigation CTX DTM Mosaic

image/tiff 1 kBJul 24 2020

The Mars 2020 rover will explore Jezero crater, Mars to investigate an ancient delta for evidence of past microbial life and to better understand the geologic history of the region. The landing…

Mars 2020 Terrain Relative Navigation Context Camera Orthorectified Image Mosaic thumbnail

Mars 2020 Terrain Relative Navigation Context Camera Orthorectified Image Mosaic

image/tiff 4 bytesJul 24 2020

This is a visible image mosaic generated from the Context Camera (CTX) images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter mission. This product is the Lander Visions System (LVS) map that will be onboard…

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 MSL Gale Merged Orthophoto Mosaic 25cm v3 thumbnail

Mars MSL Gale Merged Orthophoto Mosaic 25cm v3

image/tiff 4 MBOct 20 2016

Product Information: This basemap was initially created as an assessment tool for the entry, descent, and landing (EDL) analysis conducted by the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) engineering team to…

Mars MSL Gale Merged DEM 1m v3 thumbnail

Mars MSL Gale Merged DEM 1m v3

image/tiff 170 kBOct 20 2016

Product Information: This digital elevation model (DEM) was initially created as an assessment tool for the entry, descent, and landing (EDL) analysis conducted by the Mars Science Laborarory (MSL)…

Context Camera (CTX) Image Mosaics for Mars Human Exploration Zones 5m thumbnail

Context Camera (CTX) Image Mosaics for Mars Human Exploration Zones 5m

image/tiff 2 MBJul 01 2016

We have created 39 regional semi-controlled CTX mosaics at 5m/pixel for the 2015 proposed Mars Human Exploration zones. They are individually available for download in GeoTiff format from the "Online…

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…

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Pyhat Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Mars Analog Dataset

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/maps/pyhat-laser-induced-breakdown-spectroscopy-mars-analog-dataset

Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Data for the Python Hyperspectral Analysis Tool (PyHAT) As part of NASA PDART grant NNH15AZ89I, LIBS spectra of a suite of pressed powder samples were…

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GIS Tools

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/facilities/mrctr/gis-tools

Tools for ArcMap 10.x …

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Planetary Caves

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/planetary-caves

As USGS scientist and planetary cave enthusiast, Glen Cushing, points out, "Caves are important to the future of planetary exploration because they are believed to provide shelter from a range of…

Mars THEMIS-Derived Global Thermal Inertia Mosaic thumbnail

Mars THEMIS-Derived Global Thermal Inertia Mosaic

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/maps/mars-themis-derived-global-thermal-inertia-mosaic

This product is a global thermal inertia mosaic of Mars generated from high-resolution Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) nighttime infrared images (Christensen et al., 2004; Fergason et…

Spirit MI Pancam Merges

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/maps/mars-mer-mi-merged-products/spirit-mi-pancam-merges

Opportunity MI Pancam Merges

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/maps/mars-mer-mi-merged-products/opportunity-mi-pancam-merges

Map a Planet

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/tools/map-a-planet

Welcome to Map-A-Planet MAP (v2) allows users to select global image mosaics for download, or with an account, one can also request the mosaic be map projected, clipped to extents, run pre-defined…

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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…

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Mars MER Microscopic Imager Merged Products

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/maps/mars-mer-mi-merged-products

A single MI image or an Microscopic Imager mosaic can be merged with Pancam color images. The two products must be coregistered first, and then added together to produce colorized images in which the…

Research Products

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/facilities/meteor-crater-sample-collection/research-products

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File Format Description

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RAND/USGS Planetary Geodesy (RUPG) Software ISIS QMATCH Program Measurement Input and Output File

Suggestions for Randlsq Program Parameter Naming thumbnail

Suggestions for Randlsq Program Parameter Naming

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Stuart has suggested that I draft some suggestions for the format and names to be used for parameters in the randlsq.F program. I previously implemented the limited naming of parameters in this…

Modeling and Adjustment of THEMIS IR Line Scanner Camera Image Measurements thumbnail

Modeling and Adjustment of THEMIS IR Line Scanner Camera Image Measurements

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The overall problem we’re solving is that we want to be able to set up the relationships between the coordinates of arbitrary physical points in space (e.g. ground points) and their coordinates on…

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 Mapping Mars using Virtual Reality: the Pathfinder Experience thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Mapping Mars using Virtual Reality: the Pathfinder Experience

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The Pathfinder mission made use of a unique capability to rapidly generate and interactively display three-dimensional photo-realistic virtual reality (VR) models of the Martian surface. The Stereo…

ISPRS 1998 Use of GIS in Determining Valley Origin on Mars thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Use of GIS in Determining Valley Origin on Mars

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The Pathfinder mission made use of a unique capability to rapidly generate and interactively display three-dimensional photo-realistic virtual reality (VR) models of the Martian surface. The Stereo…

ISPRS 1998 Mars Lander Cameras for Pathfinder, Polar Lander, and Beyond thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Mars Lander Cameras for Pathfinder, Polar Lander, and Beyond

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The Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) returned 16,000 pictures of the Ares Vallis landing site. These images have been photometrically corrected, mosaicked, and geometrically corrected into maps of…

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 Stereogrammetric Mapping of Mars thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Stereogrammetric Mapping of Mars

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The Viking Orbiters acquired quality stereo coverage of a significant fraction of Mars in 1976-1980. Several groups have been using this stereo coverage to produce global and regional scale…

ISPRS 1998 Mars Pathfinder: Photogrammetric Processing of Lander Images and Cartographic Analysis of the Landing Site from Orbit thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Mars Pathfinder: Photogrammetric Processing of Lander Images and Cartographic Analysis of the Landing Site from Orbit

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Following the successful landing of the Mars Pathfinder, DLR has carried out a comprehensive study of the Pathfinder landing site in terms of geology, mineralogy, and surface photometric properties.…