Archive for 12/16/2010

Yuri's Night Establishes Official Partnerships with SEDS, SpaceGen

Yuri’s Night is reaching out to space and science organizations around the world to join forces in promoting humanity’s efforts in outer space, both on and after April 12th. The first two such partnerships have been made with Students for
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Yuri's Night Congratulates SpaceX On Successful Mission

The Yuri’s Night Global Team would like to congratulate Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) on Tuesday’s successful test of the Falcon 9 engine and Dragon capsule. SpaceX became the first private company to launch and re-enter a
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Yuri's Night Incorporates in California, Will Allow for Increased Education, Outreach Opportunities

Like the first untethered space walks of the 1980s, Yuri’s Night, the worldwide celebration of space exploration, gained a measure of independence today with its establishment as a not-for-profit corporation in the State of California. This is the
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Yuri’s Night Video Project kicks off with ESA Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain

Standby for launch of Yuri’s Night 50 years of Human Spaceflight Video Project. Yuri’s Night is proud to announce a new venture to celebrate the golden anniversary of human spaceflight. We will be recording interviews with prominent space enthusi
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Yuri’s Night at IAC 2010, Prague

The 61st International Astronautical Congress, IAC, is being held in Prague, Czech Republic, from 27 September to 1 October 2010 at the Prague Congress Centre.  As the world’s biggest international space gathering what better opportunity to chat t
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Belka and Strelka – for all canine kind

Fifty years ago dogs were successfully orbiting the earth; you’d think my dog could learn to stop chewing my shoes… Before August 19, 1960 Belka (Белка) and Strelka (Стрелка) were just two regular mutts scratching out a living on
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Yuri's Night Announces YN2011 Executive Team Members

Yuri's Night, the World Space Party, has officially finalized its global Executive Team responsible for the expansion, promotion and support of Yuri's Night's events in 2011. April 12th, 2011 will mark the 50th anniversary of the first human spacefli
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Yuri's Night 2011 Board of Directors Finalized

After going through dozens of fantastic applications over the last few weeks, we're pleased to start announcing our Yuri's Night Executive Team for 2011. Over 25 strong in total, this year's Executive Team will be led by a Board of Directors, each me
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Global Podcast #032: Mike Simpson (Pres., ISU) Toast from YN Boulder

This global podcast is counting down to the 10th Annual Yuri’s Night’s on April 12th 2010 with toasts from around the world! This year, most events will take place on Saturday April 10th. More info: http://www.yurisnight.net More info abo
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Planning Underway for Yuri's Night 2011; Exec Team Applications and Party Registrations Now Open

Yuri's Night is pleased to announce that, directly after the conclusion of YN2010, we are officially and immediately beginning Yuri's Night 2011 activities on a global scale. As of this afternoon (May 29), space enthusiasts around the world will be
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