NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

+ NASA Homepage
+ NASA en Espaņol
+ Contact NASA
PDS Geosciences Node, Washington University in St. Louis
Geosciences Node Data
Scheduled Maintenance
This site will be down on the Thursday after the second Tuesday of the month between 7:00 and 9:30 pm Central Time for maintenance.

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

  • Oct. 1, 2020 - Odyssey Release 73
  • Oct. 1, 2020 - InSight Release 6
  • Dec. 1, 2020 - MRO Release 55
  • Dec. 4, 2020 - MSL Release 25
  • Dec. 15, 2020 - LRO Release 44



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

September 21, 2020. A new map of Magellan stereo-derived topography is posted.

September 18, 2020. New Mars Odyssey Radio Science data are posted.

September 15, 2020. Data from LRO Release 43 are posted.

September 8, 2020. Restored Apollo 17 Lunar Ejecta and Meteorites Experiment data are posted.

September 8, 2020. New Mars Express OMEGA data are posted.

September 1, 2020. Data from MRO Release 54 are posted.

August 26, 2020. Version 2 of the MER Pancam IOF data set for the Opportunity rover has been converted to PDS4.

What's Old


PDS Nodes PDS Atmospheres Geosciences Imaging NAIF PPI Rings Small Bodies
FirstGov Logo
+ Freedom of Information Act
+ NASA 2003 Strategic Plan
+ NASA Privacy Statement, Disclaimer, and
   Accessibility Certification

+ Copyright/Image Use Policy
Curator: Susan Slavney
NASA Official: Raymond E. Arvidson
Last Updated:
+ Comments and Questions