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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 are streamed live via Ustream, 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 Venue Change - July 2018*

Beginning July 2018 the venue for the second day of the von Karman Lecture will be moving from PCC’s Vosloh Forum to Caltech’s Ramo Auditorium. Ramo Auditorium is located at the California Institute of Technology at the Donald E. Baxter, M.D. Hall of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building. Click here for more information and directions.

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