ASU Mars Camera Keeps A Watchful Eye For Dust

Tempe AZ (SPX) Feb 03, 2011 Summertime is coming to the south of Mars, and days are growing longer and warmer. This is not good news, however – and the reason why can be given in a single word: dust. Scientists at Arizona State University’s Mars Space Flight Facility are using the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) on NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter to track from week to week the amount of dust in the Red Planet’s


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