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YURI’S NIGHT, Apr 12, 2019, global

Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was the first human to orbit the Earth on April 12, 1961.  Each year on April 12, “Yuri’s Night” events are held around the global to celebrate human spaceflight and all that has been accomplished with space exploration.

Check the Yuri’s Night website for information about events in your area.

(April 12 is also the anniversary of the launch of the first U.S. space shuttle mission, STS-1, on April 12, 1981.)



April 12, 2019
8:00 am - 11:00 pm