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Wrapping Up a Mars Rover

How do you pack a $2.5 billion Mars rover for shipment? Here’s how

How do you pack a $2.5 billion Mars rover for shipment? Here’s how.

This time-lapse video, covering a period of five days, shows the Curiosity Mars Science Laboratory being prepared for shipment from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to its launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The journey, scheduled for later this month, will be partly by truck, and partly by Air Force aircraft.

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