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World Space Party Draws Hundreds to NASA Goddard

To celebrate the anniversary of mankind's first foray into space and the first space shuttle flight, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center teamed with nonprofit Space Generation Advisory Council to host a world space party on April 12.

Throughout the evening, more than 750 patrons joined in on the celebration at the Goddard Visitor Center between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m. The event commemorated major milestones in space history and the current and future accomplishments of NASA.

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Yuri's Night 08

Groove to live music from the popular local band, the Cassettes or DJ Scientifics' hip hop infused beats. Jump in our Moon Bounce. Kick back with a NASA rocket scientist. Climb in a Mercury Capsule. Check out the ultimate disco ball, the Science on a Sphere Exhibit. Chill out in the glow of extrasolar planets.

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