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1 week to Yuri's Night!

We’re only seven days away from April 12th, the 52nd anniversary of human spaceflight! Some parties are starting as soon as this weekend, though, so if you haven’t yet, make sure to look through our party list to see what’s going on
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Explore With Yuri on the new Yuri's Night Live!

In 2011, we launched Yuri’s Night Live, a quick and easy way for partygoers to share their Yuri’s Night photos, videos and stories with the world. “YNLive” has been a huge success, but with the upcoming closing of Posterous, w
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Celebrate Yuri's Night in Canada this April!

Though Yuri’s Night is incorporated in the United States, we’ve always had a soft spot for The Great White North; we’ve had some fantastic parties in Canada, and our Executive Director, Dr. Ryan Kobrick, is a Toronto native. If you&
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How I Built a (Prop) Jetpack

[Here’s our next update from Assistant Blog Editor Zoe Strassfield. If you’re interested in dressing up to celebrate Yuri’s Night this year, this is the post for you!]   So you’re all pumped for Yuri’s Night. You’ve check
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A Closer Look at the Yuri’s Night 2013 Party List

[As we get closer to April 12, we’re proud to bring on a new contributor to help share the latest and greatest Yuri’s Night news. Please welcome our new Assistant Blog Editor Zoe Strassfield!] It’s just a little less than one month unti
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The Overview Effect, and other Yuri's Night party tips

Yuri’s Night is less than four weeks away, but there’s still plenty of time to plan your local space party. If you’re working on what to include in your event or how to spread the word, check these ideas out:   Space videos ar
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Join YN on The Cosmic Ray Show this Tuesday!

Dr. Ryan Kobrick, our Executive Director, is meeting the press once again! He’ll be appearing on The Cosmic Ray Show next Tuesday, March 19, at 8 PM PT (11 PM ET). The Cosmic Ray Show is a live space and astronomy talk show hosted on Google+ by
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Yuri's Night and Science Cheerleader are going into space!

And read on for how you could be involved… Our newest affiliate is Science Cheerleader, a group of over 250 current and former professional cheerleaders who “playfully challenge stereotypes, turn everyone onto science by encouraging parti
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Our Party List and new registration system are open–join Yuri's Night and LeVar Burton in 2013!

We’ve had over 90 parties around the world register for Yuri’s Night 2013 so far, and we’re proud to announce that as of today, the 2013 Yuri’s Night Party List is now open! Just click “Find A Party” on the bottom
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Listen to YN Director Ryan Kobrick on The Space Show this Friday!

Dr. Ryan Kobrick, the Executive Director of Yuri’s Night, will be appearing on The Space Show this Friday, March 8, from 12:30 – 2 PM ET. The Space Show, a daily online radio program hosted by Dr. David Livingston, focuses on timely and i
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