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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.

Need a DOI?

We're working on acquiring DOIs for all of our data sets. In the meantime, if you need a DOI for a particular data set, please contact us.

Coming Soon

  • Dec. 1, 2020 - MRO Release 55
  • Dec. 4, 2020 - MSL Release 25
  • Dec. 15, 2020 - LRO Release 44
  • Jan. 4, 2021 - InSight Release 7
  • Jan. 4, 2021 - Odyssey Release 74



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 .

DPS 2020

The Geosciences Node will be participating in 2 webinars and 4 interactive Zoom sessions at the DPS meeting October 26-29, 2020.

What's New

October 26, 2020. A new data set of carbonate refractive indices from Ted Roush is available.

October 26, 2020. Version 2 of the MER Pancam Photometry Archive is available.

October 22, 2020. A new MRO derived gravity model has been released.

October 19, 2020. SHARAD EDR and RDR data from ASI for MRO Release 54 are now available. Also posted are missing SHARAD RDRs from previous MRO Release 24.

What's Old


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