Date(s) - Sat, Apr 14 2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Add this Yuri's Night to my:
Event Website: http://www.thespacestationca.org
The Space Station Museum
Pacheco Plaza, 464 Ignacio Blvd.
Join us for an evening of celebrating space with a screening of the film “First Orbit” and some Russian treats.
SEATING WILL BE LIMITED, PLEASE RSVP to EVENTBRITE
Door opens at 6:30pm for refreshments. Film begins at 7pm. Film running time is 1:36.00
First Orbit is a feature-length, experimental documentary film about Vostok 1, the first manned space flight around the Earth by Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. By matching the orbit of the International Space Station to that of Vostok 1 as closely as possible, in terms of ground track and time of day, documentary filmmaker Christopher Riley and European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli were able to film the view that Yuri Gagarin saw on his pioneering orbital space flight. This new footage was cut together with the original Vostok 1 mission audio recordings sourced from the Russian State Archive of Scientific and Technical Documentation. The film features the music of composer Philip Sheppard.
More Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Orbit
Thanks to The Attic Room Ltd. and www.firstorbit.org for permission to screen the film
Sponsored by: The W Foundation, Winans Investments, Wreyford Family Foundation and Pacheco Plaza.