Yuri’s Night

Yuri's Night

Yuri’s Night, a celebration of the first person in space, takes place around the world on Wednesday, April 12th. Here are a list of the parties.

Celebrate April 12 the world party for space! On this day 45 years ago, Yuri Gagarin became the first human to go into space. On the same day, 25 years ago, John Young and Robert Crippen flew the first Space Shuttle flight to orbit. Join events around the world to celebrate your passion for space and a positive future for the people of planet Earth.

There will be a special Yuri’s Night celebration this Friday, April 14th at The Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland (note this event is on the 14th, instead of the 12th).

Scott Beale
Scott Beale

Scott Beale is the founder of Laughing Squid and is based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.