Archive for 04/21/2012

YN12 Wrapup Part 2: Yuri's Night In The News

2012 was another great year for Yuri’s Night headlines! Read on for a summary of some of the top YN12 mentions in the news: Any discussion of Yuri’s Night in the news has to start with two fantastic stories. Alan Boyle, of’

YN12 Wrapup Part 1: Yuri's Night Highlights

Happy Yuri’s Night! Now that we’ve had a chance to catch our breath a bit after last weekend’s festivities, we’d like to start taking a look at some of the most rocking moments and achievements from this year’s Yuri̵
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Yuri's Friday: Hangout like an astronaut!

Hello, World Space Partiers! We have plenty of events to go for Yuri’s Night 2012, so we’ll officially start wrapping this up next week, but we wanted to pass along a few quick updates. If you’ve ever used Google+, you probably know
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RELEASE: Yuri's Night Celebrates 51 Years in Space

April 12, 2012 – Today, Yuri’s Night celebrates the 12th year of the World Space Party, 51 years since Yuri Gagarin’s historic flight into space and 31 years since the first launch of the Space Shuttle. Space enthusiasts and supporters of h
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Quick reminders for Yuri's Night attendees

A few quick reminders to help you celebrate Yuri’s Night over the next few days: Not every Yuri’s Night party is on the 12th! Though most will be held tomorrow, April 12, some will be held Friday, Saturday or even later. Check the map at
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I Dream of Space sale; virtual events

On the eve of Yuri’s Night, two more updates on celebrating online! First, Yuri’s Night is pleased to team up with I Dream Of Space for a special online promotion. I Dream of Space is currently selling a series of high-quality, space-them
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Take part in Vostok 1 with First Orbit!

We’ve already mentioned First Orbit, the 2011 documentary film recreating Yuri Gagarin’s first flight, on this blog–now it’s your chance to join in! On the morning of April 12th, First Orbit director Chris Riley is inviting us
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Yuri's Night DC Goes Weightless With Zero Gravity Corp

To kick off the Yuri’s Night DC celebrations, the Arlington, VA, based Zero Gravity Corporation (ZERO-G) took a couple of Yuri’s Night shirts on a recent Weightless Experience aboard the company’s specially-modified Boeing 727 airc
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Yuri's Night Flashback Extension!

To make sure we get the best collection of Yuri’s Night photos, we’re officially extending the Yuri’s Night Flashback contest deadline to April 30. This means that if you don’t have any great shots from Yuri’s Nights pas
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YNterview: Executive Director Ryan Kobrick

For this week of Yuri’s Night, we’re bringing you a YNterview from the very top! Dr. Ryan Kobrick is the Executive Director of the Yuri’s Night Global Team. Dr. Ryan Kobrick at Yuri’s Night Boulder 2010 (Credit: Amnon Govrin)
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