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.

Coming Soon

  • Apr. 1, 2017 - Odyssey Release 59
  • May 12, 2017 - MESSENGER Release 16
  • Jun. 1, 2017 - MRO Release 41
  • Jun. 15, 2017 - LRO Release 30
  • Jun. 21, 2017 - MER Release 52
  • Aug. 1 , 2017 - MSL Release 15

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. 20, 2017. New Mars Exploration Rover (Opportunity) data have been released.

Mar. 16, 2017. New Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity) data have been released.

Mar. 15, 2017. New MESSENGER Advanced Products from Noam Izenberg are released.

Mar. 14, 2017. Data for Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Release 29 have been posted.

Mar. 13, 2017. New Mars Odyssey Radio Science data have been posted.

What's Old


Planetary Science
Informatics and Data Analytics

April 24-26, 2018

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