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Mars
The true global geography of Mars first emerged with comprehensive maps from Mariner 9 and Viking during the 1970s. This visualization tours the Red Planet using the Viking dataset, hitting such features as the Valles Marineris canyons and the Olympus Mons volcano.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
RealPlayer plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Please give credit to NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-SVS-000559
Related resources:
This resource has a thumbnail image at 'A flyby of the Martian surface, using topography and imagery from Mariner 9 and Viking'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Robert Crippen
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Author: Dave Curkendall
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Author: Joseph Jacob
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Author: Peggy Li
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Author: Lucian Plesea
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Author: Marc Pomerantz
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Author: Frank Semerano
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Author: Cris Windoffer
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Author: Kathya Zamora-Diaz
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Principal Investigator: Ron Blom
NASA/JPL