Yuri's Night Live is "Go For Liftoff"

Online Community Established for Yuri’s Night Events

Washington, DC, April 10, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Share your videos, photos, music and more at Yuri’s Night Live, your online home for the latest Yuri's Night event news.

Parties around the world are preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of human spaceflight, and whether your event is on campus, at home, or in your favorite bar, you can post your most memorable moments at http://live.yurisnight.net. Yuri's Night Live is powered by the online sharing platform Posterous, and allows visitors to subscribe to the latest updates via email and RSS.

“Yuri’s Night is a global happening, and Yuri’s Night Live allows the hundreds of events held around the world to connect at a single online home,” said Jeffrey Alles, Yuri's Night Digi-Team member, YN's liaison for Posterous and co-creator of Yuri's Night Live. “Highlights from any event will be shared instantly, and we can even autopost to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and YouTube.”

Event planners and party-goers can submit their material via email to submit2@yurisnight.net or submit2@yur.is.

Yuri’s Night is celebrated annually on or around April 12th, the anniversary of Gagarin’s historic spaceflight in 1961. This year, not only is it 50 years since Gagarin’s flight, but also the 30th anniversary of the first launch of the U.S. space shuttle Columbia, and the 10th anniversary of Yuri’s Night. Over 340 events are registered at yurisnight.net. Yuri's Night is supported by many individuals, groups and organizations, including Richard Garriott and the Musk Foundation.

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Brice Russ