Behind the Scenes of NASA's Mars Rover Launch

Rocket and Rover Ready for Flight, a quick video from NASA, shows preparations for the November 26 launch of the newest Mars rover, Curiosity, which is now on its way to the red planet. See Alan Taylor's "NASA Prepares to Launch Curiosity" for photographs of the project, and the Atlantic Wire's "Meet Curiosity, NASA's $2.5 Billion Mars Rover" for more information about the one-ton robot.

For more videos from NASA, visit http://www.nasa.gov/.

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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