Yuri's Night is a global celebration of humanity's achievements in space, with hundreds of parties and events held around the world each April.
On the occasion of the Yuri’s Night, on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Astronomical Centre Rijeka at digital planetarium will be shown a special program dedicated to astronautics.
Animated film Race to Earth, meant for the younger visitors, will be shown at 6 pm. The mentioned film is a story about two empires of the Moon, Gasmoonia and Karmoonia, and their plan to land a spaceship on the Earth.
At 7.30 pm will be shown Back to the Moon: For Good, the award-winning 24-minute Google Lunar XPRIZE fulldome planetarium show. The film chronicles teams around the world competing for the largest international incentivized prize in history, by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon.
Before both shows all visitors will watch a 10-minute presentation about the first man in Space, Yuri Gagarin.
(Published: April 12, 2016)