GetCurious MCC Has Been Shutdown The Explore Mars Mission Control Center and Event List that supported GetCurious was shut down on 28 May 2013. If you’re curious about the Mars Science Laboratory, Curiosity, or GetCurious, learn more at GetCurious.com and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. What was here? Yuri’s Night is part of the GetCurious Flight Crew, a group of several organizations in the aerospace industry that came together to create a global celebration for the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory, Curiosity. Yuri’s Night provided the global event management backbone. About Yuri’s Night Yuri’s Night is a global celebration of humanity’s past, present, and future in space. Yuri’s Night parties and events are held around the world every April in commemoration of April 12, 1961, the day of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s first manned spaceflight, and April 12, 1981, the inaugural launch of NASA’s Space Shuttle.