Archive for 03/28/2012

Yuri's Night Party Profile: Leiden, Netherlands

It’s time for the first Yuri’s Night Party Profile of 2012! Barbara ten Berge has sent us this update for Yuri’s Night Leiden, in the Netherlands: Fifty-one years ago marks the first time a human gazed upon the Earth from space. Yur
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New Space Songs, Legal Info, and Virtual Parties

If you haven’t noticed, we’ve been slipping some new content onto yurisnight.net over the last couple weeks. First off, if you are hunting for a soundtrack to accompany your Yuri’s Night event or simply to play while you plan for Ap
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Get your First Orbit DVDs for Yuri's Night 2012!

If you attended Yuri’s Night last year, there’s a good chance that you got to see First Orbit, a documentary film by Christopher Riley which recreates Gagarin’s historic flight as he himself would have seen it. First Orbit uses foot
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RELEASE: Ron Garan Receives 2011 Spirit of Yuri’s Night Award

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — NASA Astronaut Ron Garan was officially presented with the 2011 Spirit of Yuri’s Night Award on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, after a day of special events welcoming him back to his childhood home of Yonkers, NY.   “Thi
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Tell the world why you celebrate Yuri's Night

Today we’re officially kicking off a new video project for 2012. We’re asking you why you celebrate Yuri’s Night. Just turn on your webcam or video camera and record a response to share with the world on YouTube, and we’ll add
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1 month to Yuri's Night!

It’s March 12, which means that there’s only a month remaining until Yuri’s Night 2012! We already have 75 events registered from 5 continents (we’re looking at you, Africa and Antarctica), but there’s still plenty of ti
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The Yuri's Night shop is open!

In case you hadn’t yet seen, the Yuri’s Night store is now open for business in 2012! Visit shop.yurisnight.net to purchase all the latest Yuri’s Night goodies, including tattoos, all-new stickers with YN information on the backing,
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Donate to Yuri's Night, get an awesome wallpaper!

Yuri’s Night is an all-volunteer organization, but we still need help to keep our website up and running, support local parties, recruit new events, and promote Yuri’s Night around the globe. To recognize the space enthusiasts who help ke
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Listen to Yuri's Night on The Space Show on Monday!

Yuri’s Night Executive Director Dr. Ryan Kobrick will be appearing on The Space Show® hosted by Dr. David M. Livingston this coming Monday, March 12 at 5PM EDT. Ryan will be discussing the history of Yuri’s Night, Yuri’s Night 2012
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Yuri's Night is hanging out on Google+!

Google+ has quietly become one of the go-to destinations for space enthusiasts to learn the latest news and get in touch with the space community. Every Thursday evening, for example, space fans and figures such as Alan Boyle (of MSNBC.com’s Co
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