Archive for 04/29/2011

UPDATE: YN Contest Winners To Be Announced TBD On Spacevidcast

EDIT: The launch of STS-134 has been postponed due to mechanical issues, so we’ll be announcing the winners during the show, which is scheduled for no earlier than Sunday. Watch the blog and YN social media for the latest updates! Just a remind
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Yuri's Night Wrap-Up Part 2: Media Blitz

From major magazines to hockey blogs, news outlets around the world took note of Yuri’s Night and the 50th anniversary of human spaceflight this April. One of the first organizations to cover Yuri’s Night way back in 2001 was National Pub
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Yuri's Night Wrap-Up Part 1: The Aftermath

It’s been more than a week since The Big Day now, and most of the Yuri’s Night’s events around the world are finishing up and winding down. (Not all of them, though–Yuri’s Night Japan and many other locations have yet to
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Yuri's Night Party Report: Cleveland, OH

The stormtroopers were enthralled by the laser light show. Just another moment at Yuri’s Night Cleveland last Friday, the largest celebration of 50 years of human spaceflight in Northeastern Ohio. Organized by NASA Glenn aerospace engineer Stac
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Contest updates and other post-4/12 news

Thanks to everyone who joined us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of human spaceflight! We’ll be wrapping up Yuri’s Night 2011 on the blog over the next few weeks and talking about some of the fantastic events that took place. In the m
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The Big Day: Yuri's Night Celebrates 50 Years of Human Spaceflight

This post is your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about today’s Yuri’s Night’s goings-on. Read on for all the details: Today is the biggest day in the history of celebrating space exploration. On April 12, 2011, the 50
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Yuri’s Night and Martian Summer: The Millions and Millions Give-Away

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In honor of the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic first flight into space, Yuri’s Night and Martian Summer are extremely pleased to offer an extraordinary opportunity to scientists, supporters of space exploration
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Greetings to Yuri's Night From The ISS!

The Expedition 27 crew of the International Space Station recorded a video (in English, Russian and Italian) to send their greetings to Yuri’s Night events around the world and all others celebrating the 50th anniversary of Yuri’s flight.
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Yuri's Night Partnerships: SEDS, AWB

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of human spaceflight, Yuri’s Night is partnering with groups around the world in support of advancing the advocacy and development of space exploration and scientific discovery. Many of these have already been
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Yuri's Night Officially Recognized as 501(c)(3)!

On the day before April 12, 2011, the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s first human spaceflight and the 30th anniversary of the first launch of the Space Shuttle, Yuri’s Night is quite pleased to announce that Yuri’s Night, Inc., t
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