The following is a list
compiled by the
Geosciences Node of useful planetary
science tools and
links for the PDS data
user. The list
contains both products
produced by the PDS and
those produced externally.
Orbital Data Explorer (ODE)
search, display, and download tools
for PDS data archives of selected
Mars, Mercury, and lunar orbital data sets.
Mars Exploration Rover (MER),
Phoenix Mars Lander, Lunar Crater
Observation and Sensing Satellite
(LCROSS), and Apollo data sets with mission
planning information to allow virtual "replay" of
PDS Geosciences Spectral Library
collection of laboratory spectra of
Earth, lunar, and meteorite
materials to be used to compare to
flight measurements. This new tool
incorporates data from the old
Geosciences Node CRISM Spectral
Library along with new submissions.
is an interactive 3D environment
that allows the user to explore and
view the Martian landscape as an
astronaut working with a rover,
using data from orbital and landed
LRO LEND Data Viewer
is a tool for reading LEND data
products, with the ability to graph
data fields and download data in CSV
MRO SHARAD reader
is a set of IDL scripts that
generate the JPEG images in the
SHARAD browse directories. They may
be a useful model for reading the
Odyssey GRS Data Node
provides custom-generated GRS data
products tailored to the user's
latitude/longitude and time range
TES Data Node
is a search tool for the
MGS TES Data
Archive. Constrain search by
position, orbit number, scan length,
time of day, atmospheric conditions,
and observation type.
provides maps of all THEMIS, CTX, HiRISE, MOC and Viking orbital
images. Query and download data
products from the map-based search.
Lunar Orbiter Digitized Film Archive
archive of digitized Lunar Orbiter
data including near-global coverage
of the Moon, as well as several high
resolution frames covering
PDS Data Set Search
tool for searching PDS data.
Find by mission, target, target
type, instrument, or instrument
Planetary Image Atlas
|is a searchable index of
PDS image data. Find and retrieve
image products from planetary missions.
THEMIS Data Distribution Website
is a source for all publicly
released THEMIS data. Search
and filter by image ID, latitude and longitude,
or orbit number.
Apollo Image Archive
is a map-based search interface for
digital scans of Apollo flight film
restored by the ASU Space
provides an interface for search,
view, and download of an extensive
library of mineral, rock, and soil
ASU THEMIS Global Data Sets
|is a set of maps of THEMIS, MOLA, TES, MOC, Viking IRTM, and MAG/ER Mars Global Data sets. Download data or view on an interactive map.
ESA Data Access
|access to the European Space Agency
planetary data archives.
map based interface
for exploring Earth and Mars.
Version 5.0 includes MER data and
links to the Analyst's Notebook.
Learn more about using Google Earth
to find MER data.
HiRISE Extended Search
users to perform HiRISE image
searches based on keyword, latitude
and longitude, or science theme.
HRSC Global Image Mosaics of Mars
is an online tool for overlaying
Mars Express HRSC and OMEGA data on
a global map of Mars. See
HRSC Data Dissemination – Dynamic
Queries and Data Interoperability,
Walter, S.H.G., and S. van Gasselt,
LPSC XLV #1088, 2014.
Interactive CRISM Map
map based interface for searching
CRISM data products.
Individual data products can be
selected for download.
Kaguya (Selene) Data Archive
|has data from the Japanese lunar
mission Kaguya (also called Selene).
Kaguya DEM Data - How To Obtain
|has instructions for downloading
Kaguya DEM data.
- Lunar Mapping and Modeling Portal
|is a web portal that allows
users to search, view and download a
number of the mapped lunar data
products from past and current
missions, along with visualization
and analysis tools.
Lunar and Planetary Science and
|contains mission summaries,
documents, images, science
experiment information and surface
data products for lunar missions.
Martian Meteorite Compendium
|is an online catalog of
information about Martian meteorites
maintained at Johnson Space Center.
|is a map based tool for viewing
and downloading data from MESSENGER
observations of Mercury
search tool for the National Space
Sciences Data Center. Filter
by spacecraft, experiment, data
collection, publication, lunar and
planetary map, or new and updated
Malin Space Science Systems MOC
gallery of MOC images
and their context produced by Malin
Space Science Systems.
Mars Global Digital Dune Database
database of moderate to large dune
fields on Mars inferred from THEMIS
HiRISE Hi-Resolution Topography
provides High-Resolution DEMs of
selected areas of interest on Mars.
resource for Martian meteorite
information with an up to date list
of confirmed samples.
NASA/USGS Planetary Geologic Mapping Program
search tool for planetary geologic maps and a resource for mapping guidelines from the Astrogeology Science Center.
Planetary Science Archive Global
Maps of Mars
provides quick access to all global
Mars maps that have been published
in the PSA.
free downloadable application that
allows users to display Planetary
Data System archive products.
users to access SPICE kernel files.
The principal element of the Toolkit
is a subroutine library, which the
customer integrates into his/her
application to read SPICE kernels
and compute derived quantities.
ASU THEMIS Processing Web Interface
simplifies THEMIS data processing by
allowing it to occur remotely at
CRISM Analysis Toolkit (CAT)
collection of ENVI and IDL
procedures for reading, displaying,
and analyzing MRO CRISM data,
produced by the CRISM Science Team.
is software for viewing MESSENGER GRS
MASCS CDR and DDR Readers
functions for reading MESSENGER
Integrated Software for Imagers and
image processing program created by
the USGS. The program contains both
standard image processing operations
and NASA mission specific tools.
geospatial information system
designed at ASU. The
Java-based software can display
selected data sets from Odyssey ,
MGS and Viking missions.
Interactive Data Maps
interactive map that allows users to
display TES, MOLA, MOC, geology and
mineralogy on a Viking basemap.
Users can create customized cross
sections and elevation profiles.
Java-based MOC image processing.
Map a Planet
provides users with the ability to
view, customize, and download maps
of planets and satellites.
Available targets include Venus, the
Moon, Mars, Callisto, Europa,
Ganymede and Io.
Planetary GIS Web Server (PIGWAD)
web-based GIS mapping interface for
Mars, the Moon, Venus, Callisto,
Europa, and Io. Users can
generate maps using GIS based
graphical, statistical, and spatial