Yuri’s Night is a celebration of the power of space to bring the world together.
the world space party
Launching parties around the world every year on or around April 12th, in commemoration of Yuri Gagarin becoming the first human venture into space on April 12, 1961, and the inaugural launch of the first Space Shuttle on April 12, 1981. We use space to bring the world together, to empower the greatest parts of who we are, and give vision to where we are going.
Circling the Earth in my orbital spaceship I marveled at the beauty of our planet. People of the world, let us safeguard and enhance this beauty — not destroy it!
Yuri’s Night is project of The SpaceKind Foundation, a US-based non-profit organization using the excitement and inspiration of space as a catalyst for educating and developing the next generation of explorers.
Yuri's Night is the World Space Party. Every year on or around April 12th we celebrate all that humanity brings with us as we explore the cosmos: music, art, science, culture, and each other! We use space to bring the world together, to empower the greatest parts of who we are, and give vision to where we are going. Join us and rock the planet by planning an event or finding an event. We'd love to hear from you! Drop us a line at [email protected]
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