When: Sun., April 2, 5:30-9 p.m. 2017
Join this global celebration that honors the rich history of the U.S. space program and the first man in space, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.
Enjoy presentations from astronauts Lt. Col. Duane Carey, Col. Paul Lockhart, Maj. Gen. Ronald Sega and Kathryn Thornton, plus a special visit from former Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev.
Special events: an unveiling of a bust of Yuri Gagarin, donated to the Space Foundation by the Russian Embassy, virtual reality demos, games, a silent auction, spirit tasting and more.
Bonus: All proceeds benefit STEM education programs.
5:30-9 p.m., Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive, $45, ages 21 and older, goyurisnight.com.