Mars Data


The following page contains data sets and tools related to Mars missions. The IPDA maintains a glossary of agency acronyms. The link will open in a new tab.

Mars Missions

Mission NameMission TypeAgencyData Set Interval or Flyby TimeLocation of Information or Data
Mariner 4FlybyNASANo PDS ArchiveNSSDCA
Mariner 6FlybyNASAJuly 31, 1969NASA PDS/GEO
NSSDCA
NASA PDS/IMG
Mariner 7FlybyNASAAugust 5, 1969NASA PDS/GEO
NSSDCA
NASA PDS/IMG
Mariner 9OrbiterNASANovember 14, 1971 – October 27, 1972NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/PPI
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
Viking 1OrbiterNASAJune 19, 1976 – August 17, 1980NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
Viking 1LanderNASAJuly 20, 1976 – November 13, 1982NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
Viking 2OrbiterNASAAugust 7, 1976 – July 25, 1978NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
Viking 2LanderNASASeptember 3, 1976 – April 11, 1980NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
Phobos 2OrbiterIKFIAJuly 12, 1988 – March 27, 1989NASA PDS/SBN
NSSDCA
GSFC/CDAWeb
CNES/CDPP
AMDA/CDPP
Mars ObserverOrbiterCNES/RSA/NASASeptember 25, 1992 – August 21, 1993NSSDCA
Mars Pathfinder/SojournerLander & RoverNASAJuly 4, 1997 – September 27, 1997NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
Mars Global SurveyorOrbiterNASASeptember 12, 1997 – November 2, 2006NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/PPI
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
AMDA/CDPP
2001 Mars OdysseyOrbiterNASAOctober 24, 2001- ongoingNASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/PPI
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
Mars ExpressOrbiterESADecember 25, 2003 – ongoingESA/PSA
NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/PPI
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
AMDA/CDPP
MER-A “Spirit”RoverNASAJanuary 4, 2004 – March 22, 2010NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
MER-B “Opportunity”RoverNASAJanuary 25, 2004 – June 10, 2018NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
Mars Reconnaissance OrbiterOrbiterNASAMarch 10, 2006 – ongoingNASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
PhoenixLanderNASAMay 25, 2008 – November 10, 2008NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
MSL CuriosityRoverNASAAugust 6, 2012 – ongoingNASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/PPI
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
GSFC/CDAWeb
Mangalyaan / Mars Orbiter MissionOrbiterISROSeptember 24, 2014 – April 2022ISRO
ISRO/ISSDC
ISRO/ISSDC
MAVENOrbiterNASASeptember 25, 2014 – ongoingNASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/PPI
GSFC/CDAWeb
AMDA/CDPP
ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (ExoMaars 2016)OrbiterESA/RKAOctober 10, 2016 – ongoingESA/PSA
NASA PDS/ATM
ESA/PSA
InSightLanderNASANovember 26, 2018 – December 15, 2022NASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/PPI
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
MarCO A “WALL-E”FlybyNASANovember 26, 2018NASA Science
MarCO B “EVE”FlybyNASANovember 26, 2018NASA Science
Emirates Mars Mission/HOPEOrbiterUAEFebruary 9, 2021 – ongoingUAE
Mars 2020 PerseveranceRoverNASAFebruary 18, 2021 – ongoingNASA PDS/GEO
NASA PDS/ATM
NASA PDS/IMG
Mars Helicopter IngenuityAutonomous UAV helicopterNASAApril 3, 2021 – ongoingNASA Science
ExoMarsRover and landerESA2028ESA/PSA
ZhengHeCNSA2024 (launch)
Next Mars Orbiter (NeMO)Orbiter, lander, and ascenderNASA/ESA2026NASA Science
Next Mars Orbiter (NeMO)OrbiterNASALate 2020sNASA Science
MMX Phobos sample returnSample returnJAXA2025JAXA
GSFC/CDAWeb
CNES/CDPP
MMX Phobos RoverRoverCNES/DLR2025JAXA
GSFC/CDAWeb
CNES/CEPP
Europa Clipper flybySample returnNASAFebruary 2025NASA/JPL

Non-Mars Missions with Mars Data

Mission NameMission TypeAgencyTime of FlybysLocation of Information or Data
HayabusaFlybyJAXANovember 11, 2003 and November 18, 2003NASA PDS/SBN
RosettaFlybyESAFebruary 25, 2007ESA/PSA
ESA/PSA
NASA PDS/SBN
DawnFlybyNASAFebruary 17, 2009NASA PDS/SBN
EPOXIFlybyNASANovember 20-21, 2009NASA PDS/SBN
PsycheFlybyNASA2023NASA/JPL

Additional Mars Data Sets and Tools

Product NameAgencyData Set IntervalLocation of Information or Data
Mars Orbital Data ExplorerNASANASA PDS/GEO
PDS Image AtlasNASANASA PDS/IMG
Map-A-PlanetNASANASA PDS/IMG
PILOTNASANASA, USGS
Perseverance (Mars 2020) Analyst’s NotebookNASANASA PDS/GEO
Curiosity MSL Analyst’s NotebookNASANASA PDS/GEO
InSight Analyst’s NotebookNASANASA PDS/GEO
Opportunity and Spirit MER Analyst’s NotebookNASANASA PDS/GEO
Phoenix Analyst’s NotebookNASANASA PDS/GEO
OPUS – HST accessNASANASA PDS/RMS
Mars TrekNASANASA/JPL
Navigation and Related Observation GeometryNASANASA PDS/NAIF
Pre-Magellan CD-ROMNASA1968-1990NASA PDS/GEO
HST Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 Observations of MarsNASAApril 27, 1999 and September 4, 2001NASA PDS/GEO
Mars Target EncyclopediaNASANASA PDS/GEO
Mars Analog Soil BUG ObservationsNASANASA PDS/GEO
Mars Analog Handlens-Scale Image Data BaseNASANASA PDS/GEO