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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Yuri's Nikght 2008: Get Involved

Yuri's Night, the annual celebration of the first human in space, is set for April 12, 2008. The Executive committee for Yuri's night is asking you to get involved.

Local Party:
Huntsville, Alabama
34°42'49"N, 086°35'10"W

Contact Party Host

To find a party in your area go to: Find Party

If you believe manned spaceflight is worth celebrating, then join us
in a party that will span the globe. Yuri's Night 2008 is only 71
days away! Mark your calendars NOW for Saturday, April 12.

If you've never heard of Yuri's Night: It's literally a worldwide
party on the anniversary of the first human spaceflight in 1961
(and the first shuttle flight in 1981). First started in 2001, the
event has had record-breaking growth nearly every year.

Want more information? Visit the main website at

If you've been part of a Yuri's Night party before, you know what a
positive experience it can be and how much it helps public outreach
in the space arena. Last year, more than 126 cities celebrated on six
continents; this year, we hope to have even more -- we hope even in

If you're interested, go to the website and find a party near you....
or even start your own! It doesn't have to be big.

Tell your friends. Tell your local media. If you're a blogger --
blog about it before, during, and after! Spread the word.

If you really want to help out, support the Yuri's Night executive
committee with a donation (tax deductible through Space Generation).

See you on April 12... On to space!

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