YURIGAGARIN50 Newsletter Issue 5
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The countdown continues:
T– 21 days until the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic spaceflight.
YuriGagarin50 Chair, Dr Chris Welch and The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) have joined together to deliver a Yuri Gagarin Lecture at the IET, Savoy Place, London, on 12th April from 6pm - 8pm.
The evening lecture celebrates 50 years of manned space flight and will look at the past, present and future plans and possibilities.
The programme for the evening:
18:00 Registration and refreshments
18:30 Introduction by the Chair
Dr Chris Welch - IET Aerospace Network and International Space University, Strasbourg
18:40 Lecture commences
John Zarnecki - Professor of Space Science, Open University Robin McKie - Science and Technology Editor, The Observer Third speaker, to be confirmed
19:45 Closing remarks and vote of thanks
To guarantee your place at this exciting free lecture, please register at http://conferences.theiet.org/gagarin.
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Yuri’s Night Competition
Yuri’s Night is pleased to announce that our two recently announced contests, the “Call to Humanity” Space Exploration Advertisement Competition and Yuri’s Night International Space Sweepstakes, are now officially open and accepting entries. $18,000 in space-themed prizes are being offered through these two contests, both of which are completely free to enter.