NEEP533 Course Notes (Spring 1999)
Resources from Space
LECTURE 30: Recent Probes for the Exploration of Mars
5 April 1999
This review of recent images and data from Mars Pathfinder and Mars Global Surveyor was introduced with video entitled `MARS SURVEYOR'98', VERSION 1.1, from JPL and Engineered Multimedia Inc. This short video introduces Pathfinder and Global Surveyor and NASA's plans for the next Mars lander and orbitor. Contact the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA, for copies.
Also, 35mm slides sets were used as follows:
MARS PATHFINDER/SOJOURNER - #JPL-28 MARS PATHFINDER/SOJOURNER IN 3D - #JPL-31 MARS GLOBAL SURVEYOR:SURVEYING THE RED PLANET - #JPL-30.
The web addresses listed below are a few of the recent Mars Surveyor images of interest to the evolution of Mars and its surface. You should read the explanations given on the web for each image.
EROSIONAL VALLEYS WITH STREAMLINED ISLANDS NEAR OLYMPUS MONS
DUNES SPACED 55-60M APART BETWEEN MESAS IN MELAS CHASMA
GEOLOGIC RELATIONSHIPS IN TOLSTOY (CRATER 850M)
GRABEN (485M WIDE) ON FLANK OF PAVONIS MONS (THARSIS VOLCANO 7KM HIGH)
IMPACT CRATERS AS DRILLS (1.1X1.4KM)
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