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The European Space Agency
Mars Express

The European Space Agency (ESA) Mars Express Mission consists of an orbiter and associated instruments.

The ESA Planetary Science Archive (PSA) is the primary source for Mars Express data and provides data search and download capabilities. The latest releases of data from the various payload elements, in PDS-compatible formats, can be found on the PSA.

Through a cooperative agreement between ESA and NASA, Mars Express data may also be distributed by the Planetary Data System. PDS copies of Mars Express data are available on this Geosciences Node web site and at other PDS Nodes as noted.  The Mars Orbital Data Explorer (ODE) at the Geosciences Node provides search capabilities for the HRSC, OMEGA, MARSIS, and PFS data sets.

The Mars Express payload elements and experiments are listed below. Please acknowledge the Principal Investigator (PI) of a Mars Express data set when using the data in a publication.

The Geosciences Node hosted a workshop for users of OMEGA and HRSC data, May 21-23, 2008, at Washington University. Workshop presentations are available.

Experiment PI Data released so far
ASPERA - Analyser of Space Plasmas and Energetic Atoms M. Holmström ELS: 23 Jun 2003 - 31 Dec 2015
NPI: 23 Jun 2003 - 31 Dec 2015
IMA: 23 Jun 2001 - 31 Dec 2015
HRSC - High Resolution Stereo Camera R. Jaumann 10 Jan 2004 - 30 June 2016
MaRS - Mars Radio Science M. Paetzold 29 Jun 2003 - 7 Sep 2015
MARSIS -  Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding G. Picardi (R. Orosei, acting) 4 Jul 2005 - 30 Mar 2016 (AIS)
OMEGA -  Observatoire pour la Minéralogie, l'Eau, les Glaces et l'Activité J. P. Bibring 19 Feb 2003 - 27 Dec 2015;
Mars Global Maps
PFS -  Planetary Fourier Spectrometer M. Giuranna 23 Jun 2003 - 31 Dec 2014
SPICAM - Spectroscopy for Investigation of Characteristics of the Atmosphere of Mars F. Montmessin IR: 3 Jul 2003 - 5 Jan 2015

UV: 3 Jul 2003 - 6 Jan 2014

SPICE - Geometry and ancillary data    

Online Tools

Mars Orbital Data Explorer - Provides search, display, and download  tools for HRSC, OMEGA, MARSIS, and PFS data sets.

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