Archive of Announcements posts

The Big Day: Yuri's Night Celebrates 50 Years of Human Spaceflight

This post is your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about today’s Yuri’s Night’s goings-on. Read on for all the details: Today is the biggest day in the history of celebrating space exploration. On April 12, 2011, the 50
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Yuri’s Night and Martian Summer: The Millions and Millions Give-Away

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: In honor of the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic first flight into space, Yuri’s Night and Martian Summer are extremely pleased to offer an extraordinary opportunity to scientists, supporters of space exploration
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Yuri's Night Officially Recognized as 501(c)(3)!

On the day before April 12, 2011, the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s first human spaceflight and the 30th anniversary of the first launch of the Space Shuttle, Yuri’s Night is quite pleased to announce that Yuri’s Night, Inc., t
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How To Keep Up With Yuri's Night This Week

First off, we’d like to welcome everybody who’s joining us from NPR’s Science Friday! Yuri’s Night 2011 is bigger and more expansive than ever before, so newcomers and old hands alike should read on for a summary of how you ca
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Keep up with Yuri's Night on your phone!

No matter what kind of phone you have, we’ve got you covered on Yuri’s Night. If you have an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad, make sure to keep up with the latest Yuri’s Night notes and updates by downloading the official Yuri’s N
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Watch First Orbit and Orphans of Apollo this Yuri's Night!

For the past year, we have been working closely with UK based film producer director Chris Riley (In the Shadow of the Moon, Moonwalk One, Moon Machines) to create a new film–First Orbit–for the 50th Anniversary of Yuri’s pioneering
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YN Store deadlines, and an exciting merchandise announcement…

With Yuri’s Night little more than a week away, the window is closing fast on your chance to pick up some great Yuri’s Night merchandise! The Yuri’s Night Shop, your place to pick up T-shirts, bouncy balls, temporary tattoos and Eve
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RELEASE: Yuri's Night Announces Celebrity Judges, Extends Contest Deadlines

Yuri’s Night is pleased to announce that Xeni Jardin, co-editor of Boing Boing, and Ariel Waldman, founder of Spacehack.org, will be serving as judges for the Yuri’s Night “Call To Humanity” Space Ad Contest, sponsored by Spac
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Yuri's Night Zero-G Contests Are Open!

Yuri’s Night is pleased to announce that our two recently-announced contests, the “Call to Humanity” Space Exploration Advertisement Competition and Yuri’s Night Russian Tour Sweepstakes, are now officially open and accepting entries. $18
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Yuri's Night Video Contest Trailer Now Available

There's been plenty of buzz about the Yuri's Night 2011 Video Contest since its announcement on Spacevidcast a week ago; with so many videos and interviews available to celebrate the 50th anniversary of human spaceflight, we're really excited to see
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