St. George’s Night 2021: Celebrate the 60th anniversary of space flight with Bill Nye, astronauts, OK Go and others

Celebrate the human flight into space on St. George’s Night this Saturday (April 10) with Planetary Society CEO Bill (scientist), former NASA astronaut and NFL player Leland Melvin, Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson, OK Go , Inspiration4 astronaut Sian Proctor among other special space guests.

Monday, April 12, marks two major space anniversaries: 60 years since Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space (April 12, 1961) and 40 years since the first flight of the space shuttle (April 12, 1981).

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