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NASA Website Wins Webby
06.06.03
 
NASA.gov and EarthObservator.NASA.gov won The Webby Award. The NASA Web portal and Earth Observatory websites both received a Webby Award -- the leading international honor for the world's best web sites. The NASA Web portal won in the Government + Law category, and Earth Observatory won in the Education category. In addition, both sites won The People's Voice Award in their categories.

The International Academy of Arts and Sciences nominates and awards The Webby Award (logo to left) to the world's best websites.

Presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, The Webby Award recognizes excellence in technology and creativity. The Academy created the awards in 1996 to help drive the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and evolving forms of interactive media. The Academy selects the nominees and winners for The Webby Awards. The winners were announced June 5th online.

While members of The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences select the winners for The Webby Awards, the online community determines the winners of The People's Voice Awards. Nearly 200,000 of you, our online audience, cast votes this year. We're honored to accept The People's Voice Award for the second year running. Thanks to each of you who voted for the NASA Web portal and Earth Observatory websites as your favorite.

Previous NASA Web sites recognized by the People's Voice awards are:
The International Academy of Arts and Sciences nominates and awards the The Webby Award to the world's best websites. Starchild (Goddard Space Flight Center) 1998 Winner in Education,
Mars Pathfinder (Jet Propulsion Lab) 1998 Nominee in Science,
Science@NASA (Marshal Space Flight Center) 1999 Winner in Science,
NASA Home Page (Headquarters) 2002 Winner in Government and Law, and
Earth Observatory (Goddard Space Flight Center) 2002 Winner in Science.

The Academy announced winners of the 7th Annual Webby Awards (image to right) on Thursday, June 5.

View the list of 7th Annual Webby Awards Winners and expect to spend a good deal of time browsing the best websites this world has to offer.