Cats in Zero Gravity

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Yesterday I promised that there would be NO KITTENS on the new Atlantic Video Channel. Today, I break that promise. I challenged our Twitter followers to find "an intelligent, thought-provoking kitten video" and Michelle Legro (@michellelegro) did just that, with this unbelievable film documenting bioastronautics research of cats in zero gravity. You win, Michelle, you win. 

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Correction: The original version of this post dated the video from 1947, which is highly unlikely, given that this aircraft was apparently produced in the mid-1950s. Thank you to Jared Hertzberg for pointing this out -- and bonus points for anyone who can tell us the real year when this video was made. Let us know in the comments field below or tweet us: @TheAtlanticVID.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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