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Three astronauts blast off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on November 13, headed for the International Space Station. Look for the toy Angry Bird hanging from the ceiling -- it starts to float as they escape Earth's gravitational pull. The astronauts call it a "zero-g indicator." To see the snowy rocket launch in detail, check out the picture of the day

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

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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