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Photogrammetrically Controlled Galileo Image Mosaics of Europa thumbnail

Photogrammetrically Controlled Galileo Image Mosaics of Europa

application/zip 13 kBMar 22 2021

The Solid State Imager (SSI) on NASA's Galileo spacecraft acquired more than 500 images of Jupiter's moon, Europa, providing the only moderate- to high-resolution images of the moon's surface. Images…

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…

Bennu OSIRIS-REx OCAMS Global PAN Mosaic 5cm v1 thumbnail

Bennu OSIRIS-REx OCAMS Global PAN Mosaic 5cm v1

image/tiff 131 kBFeb 26 2020

In early 2019, NASA's OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and SecurityRegolith Explorer) mission surveyed asteroid (101955) Bennu with a collection of instruments,…

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…

Charon New Horizons LORRI MVIC Global DEM 300m v1 thumbnail

Charon New Horizons LORRI MVIC Global DEM 300m v1

application/isis 313 MBJul 14 2017

Product Information: This detailed, high-quality global mosaic of Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, was assembled from nearly all of the highest-resolution images obtained by the LORRI and the…

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)…

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Moon Apollo Image Processing

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/maps/moon-apollo-image-processing

In the early 1970s, specialized cameras onboard the Command Modules of the last three Apollo missions (15, 16, 17) photographed nearly 25% of the Moon in stunning detail. Today, scientists from…

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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…

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Valles Marineris - The Grand Canyon of Mars

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/mars-valles-marineris

The Valles Marineris is a system of canyons located just south of the Martian equator. The system is about 4000 km long, and, if on earth, would extend all the way across the United States. The…

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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.…

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 Global Mapping and Individual Map Sheets - The Topographic Image Map Series Mars 1:200 000 thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 Global Mapping and Individual Map Sheets - The Topographic Image Map Series Mars 1:200 000

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More than ever before the planet Mars is subject to exploration and mapping activities. Since 1992 the Technical University of Berlin was involved in the software development for photogrammetric and…

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 Combining Lunar Photogrammetric Topographic Data with Clementine LIDAR Data thumbnail

ISPRS 2001 Combining Lunar Photogrammetric Topographic Data with Clementine LIDAR Data

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During the Clementine Mission both oblique and vertical multispectral images were collected. The oblique and vertical images from a single spectral band collected during the same orbit form a stereo…

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…

ISPRS 2002 High-Resolution Topomapping of Mars Orbiter Camera Narrow-Angle Images thumbnail

ISPRS 2002 High-Resolution Topomapping of Mars Orbiter Camera Narrow-Angle Images

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We describe our initial experiences producing controlled digital elevation models (DEMs) of Mars with horizontal resolutions of ≤10 m and vertical precisions of ≤2 m. Such models are of intense…

ISPRS 2002 USGS and DLR Topographic Mapping of Comet Borrelly thumbnail

ISPRS 2002 USGS and DLR Topographic Mapping of Comet Borrelly

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In the fall of 2001, NASA’s Deep Space 1 (DS1) probe imaged Comet Borrelly during a flyby encounter. Three of the Borrelly images have geometry suitable to photogrammetrically map the nucleus,…

ISPRS 2004 The Mapping Performance of the HRSC / SRC in Mars Orbit thumbnail

ISPRS 2004 The Mapping Performance of the HRSC / SRC in Mars Orbit

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The images obtained by the HRSC (High Resolution Stereo Camera) on Mars Express show excellent potential for topographic mapping of the planet. The derived stereo models agree with topographic data…

ISPRS 2004 Topographic Mapping of Mars from Hectometer to Micrometer Scales thumbnail

ISPRS 2004 Topographic Mapping of Mars from Hectometer to Micrometer Scales

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We describe USGS topomapping of Mars at resolutions from 100 m to 30 µm with data from the latest spacecraft missions. Analysis of NASA 2001 Mars Odyssey Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS)…