Yuri’s night commemorates the first flight of a human into space: the Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who flew on April 12, 1961. Yuri Gagarin

Each year Yuri’s night is celebrated around the world.

While events are held worldwide, the closest event to UCSB, and the one at which our group presents, is in Los Angeles at the Museum of Science and Industry. This year the event will be on Saturday night, April 6th, 2019.




Article about Yuri Gagarin on Space.com

Some pictures from the past two Yuri’s Nights at which our group presented:

Some pics of our group at Yuri’s Night, 2019: