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Breaking New Ground




Press Release 06-09-10

Astrocast.TV Online Astronomy and Space Science Newscast Captures Four 2010 Tellys in the 31st Annual Telly Awards. Winning 3 Silver Awards in the categories of Education, News/News Feature, Information and a Bronze Award in the category of Travel & Tourism. Telly again proudly honors winners of the very best commercials, videos, films and internet work.

CENTREVILLE, Virginia, June 09, 2010 ― Astrocast.TV announced today that its online Astronomy and Space News program has been recognized for excellence and selected to receive 3 Silver and 1 Bronze 2010 Telly Awards for the story, "Breaking New Ground", Kathleen Koch reports from Spaceport America.


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Kathleen Koch reports in Breaking New Ground 31st Annual Telly Press Release
31st Annual Telly Fact Sheet

Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, as well as the finest video, film and internet productions. The Telly Awards annually showcases the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world. The Telly Awards is a widely known and highly respected national and international competition and receives over 14,000 entries annually from all 50 states and many foreign countries.

“Receiving this recognition is extremely gratifying,” said Richard Mathews, Executive Producer and founder of Astrocast.TV . “Our goal is to integrate visually rich media with a medium widely accessible to the public providing outreach with news and information about astronomy and space. “

Astrocast.TV is a Web based video News program covering events in the science of Astronomy. Astrocast.TV  the first of its kind Newscast in a visually rich format is a Public and Educational outreach.  Astrocast.TV's produces "A Green Space A Green Earth" with Bente Lilja Bye, "The Astronomer's Universe" with Carolyn Collins Petersen and "Our Night Sky" with Dr. Harold Geller.


  • To provide this service as an Educational Outreach to members of the world wide viewing public.
  • To inform and educate viewers about Astronomy News and events.
  • Provide insight into how the science of Astronomy may impact our lives.
  • Present Astronomy News in a visually rich and comprehensive format.

In 2008 Astrocast.TV also won 2 Bronze Telly Awards brining the total to 6.