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Yuri's night at Hyderabad on 12 Apr 2013

Postby vu2jos » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:46 pm

We are pleased to inform you that National Institute of Amateur Radio jointly with Dhruva Space and Vinoothna Geetha Media is organising Yuri’s Night (not-for-profit event), a global celebration of humanity’s past, present, and future in space.

Yuri’s Night events are held around the world each year in the month of April commemorating the day of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s first manned spaceflight on April 12, 1961 and the inaugural launch of NASA’s Space Shuttle on April 12, 1981. Dhruva Space has signed an MoU with Yuri’s Night to bring the space party to India.

The main event is organized in Birla Science Center, Hyderabad on 12th April 2013 from 4:00 pm onwards. The event has talks/demos by Space Masters from India, Germany and Spain, amateur radio communications besides Star Gazing, satellite tracking, Music and element of surprise etc.

Yuri’s Night shall be celebrated in prestigious institutions across India such as IIT Delhi, IIT Banaras, BITS Goa, UVCE Bangalore. This annual event of celebration of human spaceflight attracts over 100,000 people in over 75 countries on all 7 continents, while tens of thousands more watch the 12-hour live Yuri’s Night Global Webcast and participate online in the virtual world.

We also request you to make it convenient to attend the programme and register your participation at http://www.yurisnightindia.net.

Thanking you.

Yours sincerely,

S.Ram Mohan, VU2MYH
Director
National Institute of Amateur Radio
Hyderabad, India

Tel: 040-2331 0287,6516 7388
Fax: 040-2331 0787

http://www.niar.org
Jose Jacob, VU2JOS
National Institute of Amateur Radio
Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad-500082, India

Cell: +91 94416 96043
Tel.+91 40 6516 7388 Telefax: +91 40-2331 0287
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