The reddish-hued desert of Earth that looks so much like Mars

Javier Jayme



The arrival of the Perseverance rover to Mars, after a seven-month journey, is the scientific event of these days. The mission March 2020 from NASA, with the Perseverance rover on board, he has the goal of searching for remains of ancient life for the first time. From a tourist point of view, Mars is still a long way off. But right now it is well to remember a place on Earth that is quite similar, as the director believed Ridley Scott and the production team of the film “The Martian” (2015). “Wadi Rum,” they said, “is strikingly similar to Mars in its reddish-orange tones and the aim was to achieve a perfect integration of the scenery and visual effects

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