Mars Odyssey Orbiter Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS)

Mars Odyssey THEMIS VIS Sensor

Image credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University

MSSS fabricated the THEMIS visible imager, which acquires grayscale and color pictures with better than 20 meters per pixel resolution in up to 5 wavelength bands. MSSS President, Michael C. Malin, is a THEMIS science team Co-Investigator.

Launch: 7 April 2001 Mars Orbit Insertion: 24 October 2001 Status: Orbiting, imaging Mars



2001 Mars Odyssey Mission Page at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory THEMIS Home Page at Arizona State University