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An $844,000 Australian Space Agency grant will fund several advanced prototype and concept compression space suits, each designed to protect astronauts from the physical strains of space missions.

The NASA Haughton-Mars Project (HMP) and collaborating organizations SETI Institute, Mars Institute, NASA Ames Research Center, Collins Aerospace, and Ntention are announcing the successful field test of an "astronaut smart glove" for future human exploration of the Moon, Mars, and beyond.

Celebrating Yuri's Night From Orbit

Thomas Pesquet: 56 years ago Gagarin was the first to go to space. since then, we've never stopped to explore! From Vostok to Progress to Soyuz to the International Space Station. 56 years of human spaceflight! Happy Yuri's Night everyone!

Yuri's Night Announces Pete Worden As Recipient of 2012 Spirit of Yuri's Night Award

"Yuri's Night, the World Space Party, today announced that NASA Ames Research Center Director S. Pete Worden is the 2012 recipient of the Spirit of Yuri's Night Award. The Spirit of Yuri's Night Award, chosen each year by the Yuri's Night Board of Directors, recognizes "a person or persons that embody the Yuri's Night mission of using space and art to contribute to the future of humanity, both in space and on Earth." The Spirit of Yuri's Night Award will be presented to Dr. Worden at the NewSpace 2012 Awards Gala, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara on July 28, 2012."

Ron Garan Receives 2011 Spirit of Yuri's Night Award

"NASA Astronaut Ron Garan was officially presented with the 2011 Spirit of Yuri's Night Award on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, after a day of special events welcoming him back to his childhood home of Yonkers, NY. "This is a great honor, and especially personal for me since I traveled to the International Space Station in a Soyuz spacecraft dubbed "Gagarin", launched from the same launch pad that Yuri Gagarin launched from more than 50 years ago," said Garan."

Yuri's Night and NSS Team Up

Yuri's Night Announces Partnership With National Space Society

"Yuri's Night, the World Space Party, today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Space Society (NSS) that provides for cooperation and joint activities between the two organizations. The MOU calls for the NSS and Yuri's Night to promote each other's organization to its respective members. The NSS will help promote Yuri's Night to its membership and Yuri's Night in turn will promote the NSS to participants in the World Space Party. In addition, Yuri's Night event organizers are encouraged to work with local NSS representatives and members in the planning of their events."

Yuri's Night: Make an Impact

Yuri's Night Announces 2012 Slogan: "Make An Impact"

"Yuri's Night 2012: Make an Impact" calls on event organizers and attendees around the world to both remember the impact of space travel on human society and make their own impact locally through their Yuri's Night event. The slogan also slyly hints at the hype surrounding 2012 as the year of the supposed Mayan end-of-the-world prophesies."

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