Places on Earth That Look Like Another Planet
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When a script calls for another planet in our solar system or a fictional outer space environment, movie makers can look to computer-generated imagery (CGI) to tell the story — or shoot in a real-life location that can stand in for an alien landscape. Many such places around the world have been used by directors as actual filming locations and by CGI artists as inspiration for places beyond our earthly realm. These 15 fascinating spots are about as close as you can get to reaching outer space without stepping foot off the planet we call home.