Lunar and Planetary Institute

Mars Revealed:
Evolving Technology, Advancing Science

July 9–13, 2012

Presented at the Lunar and Planetary Institute

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Other Data Sources

Images from all the missions discussed during the Mars Revealed workshop can be found on the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Planetary Photojournal website. From the homepage, click on the picture of Mars then use the filters to search for images by mission. The images on this site are mostly press release images so the collection is far from comprehensive, but is a good place to start. Below are links to find more mission imagery and data, though obtaining data is not always practical.

The National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC). The NSSDC has various types of data from all missions but data is not readily available on the NSSDC website. The data typically has to be requested from the institution that archives the data and it is typically not in a useful format. 

Mariner 4 Images

Mariner 6 & 7 Images

Mariner 9 Images
Other than doing a Google search, images from Mariner 9 are difficult to find in one place. Most data from Mariner 9 is available through the NSSDC. A free software has been created that can be used to view Mariner 9 images. Information on this software, and how to download it, can be found at

Viking Images

Mars Global Surveyor Images
Images found on this website were taken by the Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC).  

Mars Pathfinder Images

Mars Odyssey Data
         Gamma Ray Spectrometer (GRS) Data
         Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) Data

Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Images

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter/HiRISE Images

Mars Phoenix Images


For further information, contact

Andy Shaner
Lunar and Planetary Institute
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Houston, TX  77058