L.A. Yuri’ s Night 2016
With Samantha Cristoforetti
Yuri’s Night is a global celebration of humanity’s past, present, and future in space. Yuri’s Night parties and events are held around the world every April in commemoration of Yuri Gagarin becoming the first human to venture into space on April 12, 1961, and the inaugural launch of the first Space Shuttle on April 12, 1981.
Yuri’s Night in Los Angeles hosts prestigious guests: the legend himself Buzz Aldrin who walked on the Moon and is looking further to Mars. The astronaut who set seveal records on occasion of her mission aboard the ISS, Esa astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, engaging space enthusiasts from all around the world.