Crowd gathers to watch as NASA and SpaceX make history by launching the first commercially-built and operated American crew spacecraft and rocket to the International Space Station. The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft lifted off at 2:49 a.m. EST Saturday on the company’s Falcon 9 rocket at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Credits: NASA)
LOS ANGELES (NASA PR) — NASA’s efforts to engage a broader audience in exploration through the use of social media and online features was recognized with two Emmy Awards for interactive programming this weekend. During ceremonies held Sept. 14-15 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognized 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.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine tweeted, “Congrats to all involved and those who help tell the @NASA story every day!”
Part of the Creative Arts Emmys, the awards went out as follows:
NASA and SpaceX
NASA’s official 2019 Emmy video submission shows how the coordinated effort between NASA and SpaceX brought the historic Demonstration Mission 1 to an audience of millions ...