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Liftoff at Yuri's Night (photos)

At the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., revelers mark Yuri's Night, an annual worldwide party that celebrates Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's first flight into space.

11 Images April 12, 2010

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Yuri's Night at NASA celebrates the spirit of exploration

Panorama view of Yuri's Night--which celebrated Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's first flight into space--at NASA Ames Research Center.

By April 11, 2010

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Summer's best meteor showers streak night skies

Just in time for the new moon, the Delta Aquarid showers peak on Monday and Tuesday and the Perseid showers start to get under way.

By July 28, 2014

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Welcome to 'the Matrix': At FedEx's sorting hub, 1 night, 1.5M packages

Every night, 140 of the shipping giant's planes land in Memphis, Tenn., at FedEx's World Hub. CNET Road Trip 2014 watches as things get sorted out.

By July 12, 2014

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Clipp brings ​'Uber for bar tabs' to a night on the town

A new mobile app developed in Australia is changing the way revellers set up a tab in their local bar, letting them "leave like a rockstar" without having to worry about their credit card.

By June 16, 2014

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Celebrating 50 years since Yuri Gagarin's 'Let's Go!'

On April 12, 1961, the Soviet cosmonaut became the first human to go into space. It took the Americans another year to put a man into orbit. Fifty years later, Gagarin's fame is as bright as ever, and he may be one of the few Soviets to retain his star power.

By April 12, 2011

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Semiautonomous orbs rock Yuri's Night

Project originally designed for Burning Man delights crowd at Bay Area's version of the worldwide celebration of man's first trip into space.

By April 14, 2008

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NASA Ames' director talks Yuri's Night, Google, and more

At the annual celebration of the first human exploration of space, the director of NASA's Silicon Valley research center opens up about the facility's plans.

By April 13, 2008

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Night Terrace: where Australia meets time and space

CNET Australia catches up with John Richards, creator of Outland, now head writer on Night Terrace, the radio play about a time-and-space-travelling terrace house.

By April 3, 2014

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How to put your iOS device into 'night mode'

Did you know with a simple switch of a single setting, you have an instant night mode at your fingertips on your iOS device?

By April 2, 2014