Location scouting at Valley of the Moon.

Location scouting at Valley of the Moon.

 Setting up at Valley of the Moon. We got exclusive permission to stay overnight with park rangers.   

Setting up at Valley of the Moon. We got exclusive permission to stay overnight with park rangers.

 

 Terrifying midnight rock scrambles in Valley of the Moon. 

Terrifying midnight rock scrambles in Valley of the Moon. 

 Location scouting in Cactus Valley near San Pedro de Atacama. 

Location scouting in Cactus Valley near San Pedro de Atacama. 

 Setting up after dark. 

Setting up after dark. 

 Rough terrain.

Rough terrain.

 2AM action shot.

2AM action shot.

 The Atacama Large Millimeter Array — This is the Chajnantor plateau at ALMA (about 5k meters high). 

The Atacama Large Millimeter Array — This is the Chajnantor plateau at ALMA (about 5k meters high). 

 Our guide, Danilo, talking to Rein, an astronomer from the ESO.   

Our guide, Danilo, talking to Rein, an astronomer from the ESO.