Archive of Announcements posts

Press Release: Yuri's Night Announces Start of 2011 Tribute Video Contest

Yuri's Night, the World Space Party, announced this evening on Spacevidcast Live the official opening of a global competition to create videos that best engage the public in celebrating the 50th anniversary of human spaceflight and embody the spirit
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Yuri's Night 2011 Board of Directors Finalized

After going through dozens of fantastic applications over the last few weeks, we're pleased to start announcing our Yuri's Night Executive Team for 2011. Over 25 strong in total, this year's Executive Team will be led by a Board of Directors, each me
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T – 6 Days Until Yuri's Night 2009 Blasts Off!

    In a little less than a week, the first Yuri’s Night 2009 events will begin. This year, Yuri’s Night will span 8 days, starting April 4th and going through April 12th (and beyond). Here’s What you can do to help: Find a Party: There a
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Yuri's Night Co-creator George T. Whitesides now Senior Advisor at NASA

We are quite pleased to announce that Yuri’s Night co-creator, George T. Whitesides is now Senior Advisor at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC. Previously Whitesides was the Executive Director of the National Space Society and a Senior Advisor
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Have photos from Yuri's Night 2008?

  If you have photos from last years Yuri’s Night events, please share them on the Yuri’s Night Flickr Group: http://www.flickr.com/groups/yurisnight/ If you are on Facebook, join the YN Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/group.ph
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Yuri's Night Gear Page open

With less than two months until the start of Yuri’s Night 2009 (remember, YN2009 parties are running from April 4-12), events are being added every day and the new, revamped website is coming together. To that end, the new Yuri’s Night Ge
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Yuri's Night affiliating with International Year of Astronomy

Careful watchers of the Yuri’s Night Calendar might have already noticed this, but we haven’t yet made an official announcement. This makes us very overdue to note that this year, Yuri’s Night will be affiliating with the Internatio
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Follow Yuri Online

Are you a social butterfly online? Well, so is Yuri’s Night. We are on all of the major social networking sites (and a few of the not so major), making it easy for you to stay in the loop on everything that’s happening this year and beyon
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Yuri's Night affiliating with StarPeace

Yuri’s Night is pleased to announce a new collaboration with StarPeace. The StarPeace Project is an international project that holds common and public star parties near the borders between different countries in cooperation with astronomy groups fr
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International Sidewalk Astronomy Night

Title: International Sidewalk Astronomy Night Location: International Link out: Click here Description: Clubs around the world are participating in this annual event of stellar and planetary viewing–will your YN event be one of them? Date: 2009
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