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Spotlight: “Yuri’s Night” Space Coast Celebration

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Image from Yuri's Night 2018 at Kennedy Space Center. Photo Credit: Marcus Cote

Image from Yuri's Night 2018 at Kennedy Space Center. Photo Credit: Marcus Cote

This weekend, a high-spirited yet cerebral celebration of human space endeavors touches down at Kennedy Space Center. It’s called “Yuri’s Night,” and it takes place in the shadow of the space shuttle Atlantis. Literally. There will be dancing, directly underneath the shuttle displayed at KSC.

The annual event’s co-engineer Mike Mongo tells 90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston about Yuri’s Night.

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Find more information on Yuri’s Night at the event’s website.

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Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »