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Rick Hanton

Dr. Alan Stern Receives 2015 Spirit of Yuri’s Night Award

Dr. Alan Stern is currently the principal investigator of the New Horizons NASA mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt. The Yuri’s Night team was very impressed by the work of Alan and his team and their efforts to share their mission with the wo
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Exploring our Solar System with the New Horizons Spacecraft

Guest post by Alan Stern and Kelsi Singer of the New Horizons Team   NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is only a few months away from making history as the first ever spacecraft to fly-by Pluto and its five moons. Moreover, no spacecraft has ever
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Yuri’s Night at the Movies!

With just under two weeks until Yuri’s Night, it’s a good time to hammer out exactly what activities you plan to have at your event if you’re hosting one. Whatever your audience is, and however many people it involves, one element you might wan
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Celebrating the Leap – Yuri’s Night at the South Pole

For Yuri’s Night 2010 I had the privilege of celebrating the occasion with my fellow crew members from Amundsen-Scott Research Base located at the South Pole, Antarctica. Five years later, the Yuri’s Night blog is kind enough to allow me a few mo
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Yuri’s Night 2015 on 5 Continents

We have lots of exciting news to report about Yuri’s Night 2015. We’re now up past 50 registered events this year and we now have events on 5 different continents. We are only waiting for a person (like you, if you live there) to set up a
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The Yuri’s Night Shop is Open for 2015!

If you’ve been waiting to get a Yuri’s Night T-shirt since April 2014 or want to get a party pack full of stickers and temporary tattoos to help theme your event in 2015 – we have the answer. The Yuri’s Night store has opened
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Yuri’s Night Supports the Explorers at Virgin Galactic

Yuri's Night supports by the explorers at Virgin Galactic and Scaled Composites. We stand by these companies, their teams, and the loved ones of those lost as we work as a community to Move Forward Together.
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Bill Nye and the Planetary Society Are Recipients of 2014 Spirit of Yuri’s Night Award

The Yuri’s Night Board of Directors is extremely proud to announce that they have voted to award Bill Nye and the Planetary Society the 2014 “Spirit of Yuri’s Night” Award for using science and art to change the world!
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Party Profile: University of Arizona SEDS

Ready to celebrate Yuri’s Night tonight? In Tucson, Arizona, the University of Arizona’s chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space certainly is, as their stylish black-and-white poster proclaims. Carmen Austin, the poster
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