NASA Wins 2nd Emmy for Mars Landing ('Star Trek: Discovery' Wins, Too!)

Space.com | 9/16/2019 | Tariq Malik
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NASA on Sunday (Sept. 15) won a second Emmy for 2019 in honor of the space agency's epic coverage of its InSight landing on Mars last year.

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The space agency received a Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Original Interactive Program its innovative use of "news, web, education, television and social media efforts" during the November 2018 landing of the InSight Mars lander on the Red Planet. The InSIght Mars lander (the name is short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) is studying Mars with seismometers and more to understand how the interior of the planet works.

The Emmy win for Mars InSight comes one day after NASA nabbed another Emmy for coverage of SpaceX's first Crew Dragon test flight to the International Space Station in March of this year.

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"More great news! Won an #Emmy for 'Outstanding Original Interactive Program' coverage of the mission to study Mars," NASA chief Jim Bridenstine wrote on Twitter. "Congrats to those who contributed to the news, web, education, television and social media coverage of this...
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