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How far would you go to celebrate space?

One of the most fantastic things about Yuri’s Night is how people celebrate it in so many different ways. Whether you’re talking about the future of spaceflight with friends at a backyard barbecue, dancing and stargazing the night away at
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Yuri's Night Executive Director Ryan Kobrick Named Space Florida Project Manager

Yuri’s Night is proud to announce that Dr. Ryan Kobrick, Executive Director of Yuri’s Night, has been named Project Manager for Space Florida. In his role as Project Manager, Dr. Kobrick will help bring emerging commercial space companies
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Yuri's Night Mourns Passing of Neil Armstrong

This weekend, the world lost a hero of exploration and an inspiration to millions of scientists, educators, artists, and space devotees. Neil Armstrong, commander of the Apollo 11 mission and the first man to set foot on the moon, died Saturday at th
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Pete Worden Receives SoYNA; Mars Landing Parties Update

Things are getting busy here as we begin to make plans for Yuri’s Night 2013, but here’s a quick update on two very important YN projects: Dr. Pete Worden was officially presented with the Spirit of Yuri’s Night Award at last weeken
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Yuri’s Night Announces 2013 Global Executive Team

Yuri’s Night, the World Space Party, today announced its 2013 Global Executive Team. The Executive Team is responsible for the planning and execution of Yuri’s Night activities on a global scale, supporting local events and parties, and spreading
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Yuri's Night, Explore Mars To Collaborate on Mars Science Laboratory Landing Celebrations

Yuri’s Night and Explore Mars are teaming up to celebrate the upcoming landing of the Mars Science Laboratory, the largest and most advanced rover to explore the Red Planet. Yuri’s Night will be providing registration services and logisti
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Yuri's Night Announces Pete Worden As Recipient of 2012 Spirit of Yuri's Night Award

Yuri’s Night, the World Space Party, today announced that NASA Ames Research Center Director S. Pete Worden is the 2012 recipient of the Spirit of Yuri’s Night Award. The Spirit of Yuri’s Night Award, chosen each year by the Yuri
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Yuri's Night Flashback Contest Winners!

After a lot of deliberation, we’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Yuri’s Night Flashback Contest! We asked Yuri’s Night organizers and attendees to send in their favorite photos, videos and stories from current and prev
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Join the Yuri's Night Global Team for 2013!

Are you interested in promoting space exploration around the globe? Do you have a great idea about how to make Yuri’s Night even better than before? Do you want to help us throw the world’s biggest space party in 2013? If so, this is your
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RELEASE: Yuri's Night Congratulates SpaceX On Successful COTS Mission

Yuri’s Night, the World Space Party, today congratulated Elon Musk and the employees of SpaceX on the successful completion of their combined COTS 2+ mission. SpaceX became the first private company to successfully send a spacecraft to the Inte
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