Mars Odyssey

2001 Mars Odyssey is part of NASA's Mars Exploration Program, a long-term effort of robotic exploration of the red planet. The mission is mapping the distribution of many chemical elements and minerals on the martian surface. Its maps led to the discovery of vast amounts of water ice just below the surface in the planet's polar regions.

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Mars at Opposition II Catching the sunrise on Mars Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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Artist's concept of early morning fog, clouds, and frost on Mars
Morning Fog Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Image of water distribution in northern hemisphere of Mars
Watery Mars Thursday, April 14, 2011

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