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PDS Geosciences Node, Washington University in St. Louis
Geosciences Node Data
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Welcome to the Geosciences Node

The Geosciences Node of NASA's Planetary Data System (PDS) archives and distributes digital data related to the study of the surfaces and interiors of terrestrial planetary bodies. We work directly with NASA missions to help them generate well-documented, permanent data archives. We provide data to NASA-sponsored researchers along with expert assistance in using the data.  All our archives are online and available to the public to download free of charge.

Where's the Data?

Click on DATA AND SERVICES in the black navigation bar above to browse our data holdings.

Coming Soon

  • Mar. 23, 2018 - MER Release 55
  • Apr. 1, 2018 - Odyssey Release 63
  • Jun. 1, 2018 - MRO Release 45
  • Jun. 15, 2018 - LRO Release 34
  • Aug. 1, 2018 - MSL Release 18


The Geosciences Node is part of the Earth and Planetary Remote Sensing Laboratory in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis .


What's New

Mar. 16, 2018. New Odyssey Radio Science data are posted.

Mar. 16, 2018. MSL Release 17 includes new APXS, ChemCam, CheMin, DAN, and SAM data.

Mar. 15, 2018. LRO Release 33 includes new Diviner, LEND, LOLA, and Mini-RF data.

What's Old


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