Yuri's Night at Western Greece

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Date(s) - Sat, Apr 13 2019 - Sun, Apr 14 2019
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm EET

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Old Public Market
Skaltodimou 9

Yuri’s night is organized by the Astronomical and Astrophysical Association of Western of Greece which is based in Agrinio.
Will take place for the first time in Western Greece in the town named Agrinio.
It is two days events on the 13th and 14th of April.

First day:
On the 13th of April for a second time, our astronomical association and private tutoring “FASMA”, is our pleasure to have in Agrinio for a public speech Dr. Stamatis Krimizis.
Is a Greek-American scientist in space exploration. He has contributed to many of the United States’ unmanned space exploration programs of the Solar System and beyond. He has contributed to exploration missions to almost every planet of the Solar System.
His talk’s title is: Travel to the solar system: Fifty-four years on sight exploration.

Second day:
On the 14th of April, there will be two events in the morning and in the afternoon.

At the morning 11:00 – 14:00 will be a set of public speeches about astronautics:
1) Why and how astronauts are getting gym in the space station.
2) Space race: The development of launchers.
3) Yuri Gagarin: The first man in Space.
Then will be a DJ’s music ending fun.

At the afternoon 18:00 – 21:00 will be a 5Km Run around the city of Agrinio.
Our Astronomical Association will take place at the running of the local Police team that is organizing the same day.
We’ll have our Yuri’s night T-shirts and have a run in order to get Gym as astronauts do! 🙂