Back To The Future Nate Truman's will be bringing a Back to the Future DeLorean to the front door of the venue so have your selfie cameras ready!

JPL is bringing their super gecko robot again that can climb straight up a brick wall! Along with other fun rover hardware and tech.

UCSB's NASA Directed Energy interstellar program team will have laser array demos and wafer scale spacecraft they are testing for the NASA Starlight and Breakthrough Starshot's trip to Alpha Centauri!

3D LED Stellarium (Star Map) Yuri's Night proudly presents "Meet the Stellar Neighbors" a scale model of stars within 25 light years of Earth.

ISS Above will be there showing you how to build your own wearable ISS flyover reminder.

Vortex Media is bringing their interactive floor projection and Evan will again be projecting awesome space imagery on the rocket engine. 

Local artist will be on hand with some of their greatest art pieces! 

Photo Booth Get your Earthrise crew photo in front of the Space Shuttle and get a hard copy you can take home with you.

Burning Man's Interstellar Emissary will be lit up to share in our celebration of Voyagers 40th anniversary!


The LaunchPad held at the California Science Center from 6:00-7:00pm will include access to a collection of flown spacecraft located at the top of the escalator and to the right. It includes the Apollo-Soyuz Command Module, the Gemini XI Capsule, a lunar sample collected during the Apollo 11 landing and an Apollo 16 Command Module space suit. You can also meet the Ambassadors, go to a LaunchPad Talk, grab a drink with your friends, or watch Sci-Fi improv!

Launch Pad talks- Room 1 - Kelp Forest Aquarium

Launch Pad talks-Room 2- Mission 26: Endeavour Together exhibit (Second floor)

Ambassador Meet and Greet & Space Petting Zoo- Humans to Space (Second Floor)

Turn right at the top of the escalators to head towards Creative World and check out our Space Petting Zoo with meteorites, aerogels and spaceship materials. Check out the Space Capsules and chat up a Yuri's Night Ambassador.

The Improvised Generation- Creative World's Tech Theater (second floor)

Explore the Alpha Quadrant with The Improvised Generation, an entirely improvised episode in the style of Star Trek: The Next Generation. New ship, new crew, endless possibilities!

Dancing Under the Space Shuttle Endeavour

The evening culminates with an epic dance party under the Space Shuttle Endeavour and around other parts of the museum! There will be music all night provided by all of our awesome DJs. We'll be bringing you sick space beats until midnight. It is a unique opportunity to party under a national treasure. Don't forget to dress up, costumes are encouraged!

This year, thanks to Quiet Events silent disco headsets, we will be able to bring our second room of music to the Kelp Forest where you can dance next to a 25 foot high wall of aquarium (without disturbing our waterborne friends)

Space Ambassadors

Yuri's Night Ambassadors will be at the event in their dashing blue sashes! Please go up to them during our Ambassador Meet at Greet at 6pm around the Apollo- Soyuz Command Module or anytime throughout the night and ask your favorite space questions!

Amy Teitle:: Spaceflight historian, author, YouTuber, speaker, host of Vintage Space 

A.C. Charania:: Manager, Advanced Programs, Business Development & Strategy for Blue Origin

David Pescovitz:: Co-editor of Boing Boing and Producer of the Voyager Golden Record: 40th Anniversary Edition

Amanda Nguyen:: Harvard grad, aspiring astronaut, founder of Rise, civil rights for people who have been sexually assaulted

Hallie Lambert:: Writer for the critically acclaimed SyFy show The Expanseand writer of the tie in graphic novel series, The Expanse: Origins. 

Athena Brensberger:: Budding astrophysicist turned international model, AstroAthens loves to bridge art and science.

Dylan Taylor:: Founding Partner of the Space Angels and Founder of Space for Humanity, a non-profit that strives to democratize space 

Lauren Lyons:: Local aerospace reusability engineer extraordinaire

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Looking for a family friendly space event during the DAY? You're in luck!  We will be hosting a Yuri's Night Kids event at Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downy, CA on Sat April 7, 2018, for a day of space themed activities, fun, and the opportunity to see what rocket science is all about!  Learn more here



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