Illustration for article titled Amazing video shows new Mars rover Curiosity leaving Earth and landing on Mars

Want to know what it will look like when the Mars rover Curiosity blasts off from Earth later this year, then lands on Mars in 2012? This incredible video from NASA makes the whole thing look so awesome that we're willing to forgive the fact that it includes SWOOSH noises that you'd never hear in space. Plus you even get to see it doing some of the first experiments this mobile laboratory is designed to do once it lands on Mars. Click to view via NASA.


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