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Have a VR Space Vacation Yuri’s Night

The team here at Yuri’s Night was so excited by the idea of a virtual reality space vacation that we want to give as many people as possible a chance to experience it at their Yuri’s Night events. The fun folks at Guerilla Science have be
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$500 SEDS-USA Award for Most Awesome Yuri’s Night Party this April!

Yuri’s Night, the World Space Party, will award $500 to the SEDS-USA Chapter that hosts the most awesome Yuri’s Night Party on or around April 12, 2017. Chapters are encouraged to reach out to people from other departments to get involved
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Happy #GivingTuesday!

Giving Tuesday is a great day to consider supporting worthy causes and helping others rather than just buying Black Friday steals or gifts for the holiday season. We at Yuri’s Night hope you consider donating a little to support our continued m
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Rafi Visits the 67th IAC

The "Youngest Professional," at the 67th International Astronautical Congress is Rafael "Rafi" Kobrick, the 14 month old son of Yuri's Night President and Chairman Dr. Ryan Kobrick. Rafi explores Guadalajara, Mexico and meets other Young Professional
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Book Review: “How to Make a Spaceship”

Thanks to Penguin Press, Yuri’s Night just got a sneak peek at their new book coming out on September 20 called “How to Make a Spaceship – A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight” by Julian Guthrie” ̵
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Yuri’s Night Party Profile: Fort Myer, VA

After 15 years of celebrating space, it’s getting harder and harder to find a way of doing it that’s unlike anything we’ve seen before. But one 2016 event, at least, may be a Yuri’s Night first. On April 12, the United States
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Yuri’s Night Party Profile: Cologne, Germany

Throughout the years of Yuri’s Night (man, that feels a little weird to say), Germany has been one of the world leaders in hosting space celebrations. From Rostock to Stuttgart and beyond, Germany’s often been the place to be on April 12
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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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