Spirit of Yuri’s Night Award
The Award recognizes “a person or team that embodies the Yuri’s Night mission by using music and art to make space cool.”
This Spirit of Yuri’s Night Award was presented to the Crew of Inspiration4 for their exceptional work at making space exciting and relatable; from their crew selection, to their training, to sharing their mission with the world through their Netflix documentary Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space.
In recognition of the inspiring blend of art and science in the making of their music video for Upside Down and Inside Out (shot weightless in a parabolic aircraft!) and for supporting teachers with educational content through the OK Go Sandbox site. The site helps students learn through the joy, wonder, and fun of OK Go’s music videos.
In recognition of the group’s influence on the style and aesthetics of space and the future, along with their incredible performance at the Kennedy Space Center to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.
In recognition of his efforts to share the spirit of Yuri’s Night with a new generation as producer of the Disney Jr. show “Miles from Tomorrowland”.
The show included an episode titled "Yuri's Night" and was made free to watch in April in partnership with Yuri's Night!
In recognition of his hugely successful outreach efforts around the New Horizons mission to Pluto and for his ongoing support of Yuri’s Night.
In recognition of their decades-long commitment to using science and art to engage and inspire generations to--dare we say it?--change the world!
In recognition of their work combining artistry and spaceflight and supporting Yuri’s Night from the International Space Station.
In reconition of his support of innovative public outreach including Yuri’s Night Bay Area events.
In recognition of his insights on the Orbital Perspective and hosting the first major Yuri's Night party on the International Space Station!
In recognition of his unique efforts to share the wonder of space, using his personal trip to space to conduct scientific research, and conducting various art endeavors in space.