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NASA Racks Up Two Emmy Nominations for Mission Coverage, Shares One with SpaceX

15 Sep 2019, 19:34 UTC
NASA Racks Up Two Emmy Nominations for Mission Coverage, Shares One with SpaceX
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The Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC), located on the robotic arm of NASA’s InSight lander, took this picture of the Martian surface on Nov. 26, 2018, the same day the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet. The camera’s transparent dust cover is still on in this image, to prevent particulates kicked up during landing from settling on the camera’s lens. This image was relayed from InSight to Earth via NASA’s Odyssey spacecraft, currently orbiting Mars. (Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

WASHINGTON, DC (NASA PR) — The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced July 16 two award nominations for NASA for its coverage of a Mars mission and the agency’s first test of a spacecraft that will help bring crewed launches to the International Space Station back to U.S. soil.

The nominations for the 71st Emmy Awards went to:

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California

The official 2019 Emmy video submission from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows how communications and education teams at JPL use digital and social media tools to share InSight’s launch, landing and latest discoveries with a global audience of millions. (Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Outstanding Original Interactive Program for the agency’s coverage of its InSight (Interior Exploration ...

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