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Where they filmed "The Martian"

Posted by Jerry Bergosh on

I just saw The Martian, staring Matt Damon, last night and I can't say enough great things about this film. The pacing is incredible, it can go from lighthearted humor to some of the sweatiest-palm-scenes I have ever experienced in a movie. The Martian is set on the red planet and with NASA's recent announcement about discovery of water I began to see more and more similarities between Earth and Mars. It sparked my interest to know where they filmed the Mars look alike. It turns out, to approximate Mars’s dusty red environs, Ridley Scott shot the movie’s exteriors in Wadi Rum in southern Jordan. Also called...

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'Rock Art' from the National Indian Head Start Sacramento Conference 2015

Posted by Jerry Bergosh on

Greetings to all NIHSDA members! I'm so excited for you to see these wonderful Rock Art carvings done on our Jurassic Sand Scratch Boards at the 2015 NIHSDA meeting in Sacramento.   I want to thank everyone that took me up on my offer to 'sign' our unique visitor book. It was a 5" x 7" piece of Navajo Sandstone mounted to white cardboard that you had to carve into to make modern-day Petroglyphs. We make them from the sand that has weathered out of the 200 million year old Navajo Sandstone Formation (the geological name of the rock formation we...

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