Archive of Announcements posts

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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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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Yuri's Night Flashback Photo Contest

And now a word from Greg Wagner, our Yuri’s Night Director of Contests: The only constant is change,” said the philosopher Heraclitus.  And oh, how we know.  In fact, we often become swept up in our dreams of change – of a better, grander
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Only 2 Months until Yuri's Night 2012!

Hello world space enthusiasts! We just wanted to remind you that we are less than 2 months away from Yuri’s Night 2012! Hopefully you have started working on awesome party plans for April 12 with your friends and neighbors. If you haven’t
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Registration is OPEN at register.yurisnight.net!

As of today, Yuri’s Night registration for 2012 is officially open at http://register.yurisnight.net! Sign your party up now on our Mission Control Center; we’re still putting the finishing touches on the new website, and we’ll tran
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RELEASE: Yuri's Night Announces 2012 Slogan: "Make An Impact"

Yuri’s Night, the World Space Party, has announced its slogan for the 2012 event. “Yuri’s Night 2012: Make an Impact” calls on event organizers and attendees around the world to both remember the impact of space travel on huma
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Party Registration Will Begin Later This Fall

The Yuri’s Night Global Team has a ton of great things in the works for Yuri’s Night 2012, including a revamped website, new ways of connecting with Yuri’s Night parties, and much much more!  This year we are planning to have even
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Yuri's Night Honored With NewSpace Presentation of Space Award

On the heels of our announcement that Ron Garan has been honored with the 2011 Spirit of Yuri’s Night Award, we’re pleased to find out that Yuri’s Night itself has been named the winner of the Space Frontier Foundation’s Prese
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Join the Yuri's Night 2012 Global Team!

Yuri’s Night 2011 is in the books, which means it’s time for us to start making Yuri’s Night 2012 the biggest celebration of space exploration yet. Today, we’re officially opening applications for the YN2012 Global Executive T
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Contest updates and other post-4/12 news

Thanks to everyone who joined us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of human spaceflight! We’ll be wrapping up Yuri’s Night 2011 on the blog over the next few weeks and talking about some of the fantastic events that took place. In the m
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