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Getting the finishing touches on my dream Throne Room Leia costume! This year's Yuri's Night L.A. is Sunday April 12th and it is going to be epic . Wall to wall space art, rocket scientists and pumping space bass. Get your tickets today LA.Yurisnight.net
Astronaut Mae Jemison is speaking, JPL's Mohawk Guy will be there , Sci-Fest actors Tim Russ (Commander Tuvok “Star Trek: Voyager”), Patricia Tallman (Lyta Alexander from “Babylon 5”), and Dean Haglund (one of the Lone Gunman from “The X-Files”) will be there, as will Brian Brophy (Commander M...
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Come join the Virgin Galactic family! Career Fair at our new Long Beach facility this Saturday 9 am!
Virgin Galactic is hiring 100 people to work on SpaceShipTwo in Mojave, and LauncherOne in Long Beach. If you have ever dreamed of being a part of something that not only flies, but breaks the sound barrier and leaves Earth's atmosphere, then come on down to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the ...
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We are 'Go!' for ticket sales for YN Los Angeles 2015! Be the first in your Star Sector to get one and hear Dr Mae Jemison talk about her flight aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour (RIGHT BEHIND YOU) and the future of human spaceflight we are all creating together! Don't miss it! https://la.yurisnight.net
Peace, Love, Space. Don't miss our 3rd annual Yuri's Night Los Angeles under the SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR!!! Whether you live and breathe space at home or at work or just like to dabble, this is the place to be to meet others like yourself and to revel in space, art and music.
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Excited for the 2015 Google Science Fair! Spread the word to every kid and science teacher you know please!!! I will be a judge again this year and Virgin Galactic invites the winner to come see our new SpaceShipTwo being built (it's over 2/3 done!)
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Thank you Alan Boyle for this beautiful story. I love seeing the human side of our team featured.
 
This new story from NBC's Alan Boyle gives a glimpse into how our #SpaceShipTwo team are coping with loss and looking towards a brighter future.
MOJAVE, Calif. — Engineers are sometimes stereotyped as emotion-free brainiacs, but that stereotype gets shattered after spending just a few minutes with the...
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Celebrate the anniversary of Sally Ride's 1st spaceflight (and her life) by reading my blog on the new Ride biography By Lynn Sherr. I read the whole book in two days and write about how it inspired me in my latest post.
Today, June 18th, is the anniversary of Dr. Sally Ride’s 1983 flight to become the “First American Woman in Space.” I spent last weekend reading the new Sally Ride Biography by Lynn Sherr cover-to-cover. I am not usually that voracious a reader, but after Ride's 27-year relationship to Tam O'...
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Yuri's Night L.A. is excited to host JPL's Bobak Ferdowsi (aka Mohawk Guy), Obi-Shawn and his Rebel Legion and 501st clad-colleagues, and some of the actors from Sci-Fi Fest LA to this years event under Space Shuttle Endeavour! Hope you can join us Sunday April 12! ‪#‎YuriLA‬
Peace, Love, Space. Don't miss our 3rd annual Yuri's Night Los Angeles under the SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR!!! Whether you live and breathe space at home or at work or just like to dabble, this is the place to be to meet others like yourself and to revel in space, art and music.
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Virgin Galactic has a large number of job openings across the company and at The Spaceship Company as well.  If you are interested in working on the LauncherOne small satellite launch vehicle, come to the ribbon cutting ceremony and career fair at their new facility in Long Beach, CA, on Saturday, March 7 8:30 am.  Details and (optional) RSVP for the job fair can be found at http://www.virgingalactic.com/latest-news/
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Don't know where to start with creating your own entry into the Google Science Fair? Try watching this Hangout on Air with Hannah!
 
Sign up for this Hangout On Air, then come watch Hannah, one of your Google Science Fair advisers, as she helps you get started. The session will cover the basic rules of the competition, and help you prepare for creating your own project. Post your questions for Hannah on Q&A on the event page, then watch the Hangout On Air from the event page.

If you're between the ages of 13 and 18, you can go ahead and register for the competition on the Google Science Fair web site: http://goo.gl/nFeXAw

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 9AM PT / 12PM ET / 1700 GMT
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Show your support for Virgin Galactic and Scaled by adding a twibbon to your profile photo or one of 5 Facebook cover photos! Check it out
Description: We are committed that the community use this accident as an opportunity to become closer, to focus on the many things that we share, and to move forward together. After all we all love space, devote ourselves to space, and work so hard for...
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I will be flying up to SF to judge the Google Science Fair in two weeks. Please check out the final 15 contenders and put in your vote for the Voter's Choice Award before Sunday Sept 14th!!!
 
Don’t forget to vote for your favorite Google Science Fair project. There are 15 projects, but only one can be the winner of the Voter’s Choice award. Head to www.googlesciencefair.com now to vote!
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