Press Release

Yuri’s Night Presents Gravity Untethered at 9pm EDT Tonight on Google+

By SpaceRef Editor
October 24, 2013
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The first in a series of one-of-a-kind hangouts hosted by Yuri’s Night. We’ll be talking with some amazing experts in zero-gravity about the movie “Gravity” that came out a few weeks ago. Joining us will be Astronaut Ron Garan, Astronaut Cady Coleman, Italian Astronaut Paolo Nespoli, JSC Physiologist Liz Warren, Founder and Editor of collectSPACE Robert Pearlman, Zero G Flight Director Tim Bailey, and Yuri’s Night event host and Executive Director Dr. Ryan Kobrick!

Members of the press and public can watch the event live at 9pm EDT on 10/24/13 by visiting for the proper Youtube Live link.

Watch Yuri’s Night’s Google+ account and +1 us to learn about more Hangin’ with Yuri Hangout events in the coming months leading up to Yuri’s Night on April 12, 2014.

Note: The panel members are not officially representing their companies, ESA, or NASA, they are #SpaceTweeps (social media users with a passion for space), movie buffs and awesome people who want to share their insight from their spacey backgrounds.

About Yuri’s Night

Yuri’s Night is a global non-profit organization dedicated to hosting celebrations of humanity’s past, present and future in space each April 12 in commemoration of Yuri Gagarin’s first manned space flight and the inaugural launch of the Space Shuttle. In 2013, Yuri’s Night celebrated 52 years of human spaceflight with 354 events in 57 countries on all seven continents, including Los Angeles, Tokyo, Moscow, and the Second Life virtual world. For more information, visit

For further information, contact Rick Hanton, Yuri’s Night Media chair at

Thank you,

Rick Hanton

Yuri’s Night Media Chair

cell: (651) 747-5864

Twitter: rack88

SpaceRef staff editor.