Spirit of Yuri’s Night Award
The Award recognizes “a person or team that embodies the Yuri’s Night mission by using music and art to make space cool.”
In recognition of the inspiring blend of art and science in the making of their music video for Upside Down and Inside Out (shot weightless in a parabolic aircraft!) and for supporting teachers with educational content through the OK Go Sandbox site. The site helps students learn through the joy, wonder, and fun of OK Go’s music videos.
In recognition of the group’s influence on the style and aesthetics of space and the future, along with their incredible performance at the Kennedy Space Center to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.
In recognition of his hugely successful outreach efforts around the New Horizons mission and his ongoing support of Yuri’s Night.
In recognition of their decades-long commitment to using science and art to engage and inspire generations to--dare we say it?--change the world!
In recognition of his insights on the Orbital Perspective and hosting the first major Yuri's Night party on the International Space Station!
Read the announcement.
In recognition of his unique efforts to share the wonder of space, using his personal trip to space to conduct scientific research, and conducting various art endeavors in space.