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Yuri's Night 2009 Kicks Off In T – 10 Days

With only ten days until the start of Yuri’s Night 2009, parties and events around the world are gearing up for the first weeklong celebration in the Yuri’s Night’s history. Events are taking place from the 4th of April straight thr
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Today's Birthday: Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin was born on this day in 1934. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuri_Gagarin He would have been 75 today.
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Richard Garriott at Yuri's Night Austin!

Richard Garriott is slated to be guest of honor and speaker at Yuri’s Night in Austin, TX. Richard recently flew as a space tourist to the ISS on Soyuz TMA-13. He is also one of the founding members of Space Adventures. Richard will be offering
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Yuri's Night DC Facebook page is up!

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=133741270446&ref=mf So if you’re going to be in the Washington DC/VA/MD area April 4th – please sign up!
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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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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 Week in Review

StarPeace is now officially one of the IYA Global Special Projects: http://www.astronomy2009.org/globalprojects/specialprojects/starpeace/ in reply to starpeace # check StarPeace Multimedia page and enjoy! http://www.starpeace.org/En/Multimedia/Defau
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Find a Yuri's Night Party, NOW!

Find a Yuri’s Night Party Near You! Yuri’s Night is proud to announce the YN2009 Find a Party Map is now live and ready for use. Site designer Jason Cranford Teague and developer Rocky Persaud have retooled the map for this year allowing visi
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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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Plant a Tree in the Space Explorers' Forest

Looking for the gift for the space explorer who has everything? Want to let the world know that Space Explorers love Earth too? Wish that being a space lover could be good for the environment? Join with others who think space exploration and saving
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