TES News

May 1995, Volume 4, No. 2

Thermal Emission Spectrometer Project Mars Global Surveyor Space Flight Facility Department of Geology, Arizona State University Box 871404, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, U.S.A.

Northern Springtime on Mars, February 1995. This view of Mars was taken from 65 million miles away by the Hubble Space Telescope. It shows the north polar cap (top) and Acidalia Planitia (dark, upper center). The planned July 1997 landing site for Mars Pathfinder is indicated by the asterisk (*), the Viking 1 landing site of 1976 is at the "X." Photo credit: Philip James (Univ. of Toledo, Ohio), Steven Lee (Univ. Colorado, Boulder), and NASA / Hubble Space Telescope.


Mars Global Surveyor POG (available from NASA/JPL)

Edited by: K.S. Edgett

Original Text: 21 April 1995

Hypertext: 7 May 1995

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