Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Yuri's Night 2016 - Celebrate 55 years of Humans IN SPAAAACE! - @ Frank's at 8pm

It's been 55 years since Yuri Gagarin flew the Vostok 1 into orbit on April 12, 1961.  It took 108 minutes to orbit the planet.  He was the first human to go into spaceHe died in 1968.

BBC on Yuri Gagarin
NASA's kids page from 1998

Tonight we will honor Yuri's legacy.
Or at least drink, and pretend to honor it.

Come on out to celebrate Yuri's Night at Frank's Place.

Tonight's question:

Two years after Yuri's flight, on June 16, 1963 the Soviets put the first woman into space - Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova. How long after that did it take for NASA and the US to do the same?

Answer IN PERSON, after 7:50. 

Remember, this is the NO-BOOZE WINNING quiz.
Check Frank's Facebook page for the shotworthy question!


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