NASA Wins 2nd Emmy for Mars Touchdown (‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Wins, Too!)

NASA on Sunday (Sept. 15) gained a second Emmy for 2019 in honor of the area company’s epic protection of its InSight touchdown on Mars final 12 months.

The area company obtained a Inventive Arts Emmy for Excellent Unique Interactive Program its modern use of “information, internet, schooling, tv and social media efforts” through the November 2018 touchdown of the InSight Mars lander on the Crimson Planet. The InSIght Mars lander (the title is brief for Inside Exploration utilizing Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Warmth Transport) is finding out Mars with seismometers and extra to know how the inside of the planet works. 

The Emmy win for Mars InSight comes in the future after NASA nabbed one other Emmy for protection of SpaceX’s first Crew Dragon check flight to the Worldwide House Station in March of this 12 months. 

Watch: NASA’s SpaceX Crew Dragon Emmy Video
NASA’s Emmy Video for InSight Mars Touchdown

“Extra nice information! Received an #Emmy for ‘Excellent Unique Interactive Program’ protection of the mission to check Mars,” NASA chief Jim Bridenstine wrote on Twitter. “Congrats to those that contributed to the information, internet, schooling, tv and social media protection of this touchdown on the Crimson Planet.”

Officers with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, which oversees the InSight lander mission, had been jubilant with the win.

“Placing the Science within the Academy of Arts and Sciences!” JPL officers wrote on Twitter celebrating the win. “Thanks, [Television Academy] for honoring our multimedia efforts to share the NASA InSight mission to Mars.”

“We’re on a journey of exploration and everybody’s invited,” they added.

NASA will not be the one space-themed winner from the 71st Emmy Awards in Los Angeles this 12 months. CBS’ “Star Trek: Discovery” gained an Emmy for Excellent Prosthetic Make-up for a Sequence, Restricted Sequence, Film or Particular.

“Congrats to Glenn Hetrick, Neville Web page, Jimmy MacKinnon and the complete prosthetic make-up workforce for tonight’s Emmy win!” CBS All Entry officers wrote on Twitter to rejoice the win.

The Inventive Arts Emmys had been introduced over two days this weekend on the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. An edited model of the ceremony will air Sept. 21 on the cable channel FXX, and can seem within the full 71st Primetime Emmys broadcast on Sept. 22, NASA officers stated.

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