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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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YN Exec applications go live Monday, June 4th!

Do you want to join a passionate group of volunteers that’re helping people around the world come together to celebrate humanity in space? If so, your chance is coming soon! Yuri’s Night is officially opening applications for the 2013 Yur
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YN Wrapup: Yuri's Night at the ISDC

The National Space Society’s International Space Development Conference, one of the largest space enthusiast conferences of the year, is taking place this weekend in Washington, DC! Yuri’s Night will be there alongside John Glenn, Buzz Al
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Watch SpaceX Make History From Yuri’s Falcon Ride!

This weekend promises to be an exciting one for fans of space. At 4:55 AM EDT this Saturday, SpaceX is scheduled to launch the first commercial capsule to dock with the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. And on Sund
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