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Lecture Series

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General Information

The Theodore von Kármán Lecture Series, named after JPL's founder, and presented by JPL's Office of Communication and Education, brings the excitement of the space program's missions, instruments and other technologies to both JPL employees and the local community. Lectures take place twice per month, on consecutive Thursdays and Fridays. The Thursday lectures take place in JPL's Theodore von Kármán Auditorium, and Friday lectures take place at Pasadena City College's Vosloh Forum. Both start at 7:00 PM. Admission and parking are free for all lectures, no reservations are required, and seating is limited.

Upcoming Lecture


Putting the 'P' in 'JPL'--The Past, Present, and Future May 22 & 23, 2014

Putting the 'P' in 'JPL'--The Past, Present, and Future of Propulsion at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JPL propulsion engineer Todd J. Barber will highlight over three quarters of a century of propulsion experience at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and will also look at the future of propulsion as it applies to solar system exploration.

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