NASA Wins Emmy for Coverage of SpaceX's 1st Crew Dragon Test Flight

Space.com | 9/15/2019 | Tariq Malik
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NASA, your first Emmy of 2019 has landed.

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The NASA team behind the space agency's coverage of SpaceX's historic Crew Dragon test flight to the International Space Station last March nabbed an Emmy for Outstanding Interactive Program late Saturday (Sept. 14) during the Creative Arts Emmys, part of the 71st Emmy Awards, at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

"Just in: We won an Emmy in interactive programming for coverage of the SpaceX Demo-1 flight, which put us one step closer to our goal of launching NASA astronauts from American soil," NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said via Twitter after the win. "Congrats to all involved and those who help tell the NASA story every day!"

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Dan Huot, a NASA spokesperson with the Johnson Space Center in Houston, appeared ecstatic.

"Weeeeeee just won an Emmy for DM-1. Thanks to my NASA and SpaceX family. Unreal," Huot wrote on Twitter alongside an image of him holding the award.

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SpaceX's Demonstration Mission 1 (also known as Demo-1 or DM-1) was an unpiloted six-day test flight of the company's Crew Dragon, a spacecraft designed to fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station. SpaceX is one of two private companies (Boeing is the other) with NASA contracts to fly astronauts to and from the space station on commercial...
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