Yuri's Night To Announce Contest Winners On 50th Anniversary Of Shepard's Flight

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the launch of Freedom 7, which Alan Shepard piloted in the first manned American spaceflight, Yuri’s Night will be announcing the results of the Yuri’s Night 2011 Contest Series tomorrow, May 5th.

The winners of the “Call To Humanity” Space Ad Contest, Global Space Sweepstakes and OpenLuna Video Contest will be released on the Yuri’s Night Blog and social media at precisely 14:34 UTC (10:34 AM ET), 50 years to the minute that Shepard became the first NASA astronaut to launch into orbit. Check back tomorrow to see the winning entries!

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