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von Kármán Lecture - Becoming a NASA Engineer

Thursday, May 7, 2020
7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Tracy Drain, Flight Systems Engineer, JPL,
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This lecture will presented online only.

What does it take to become a NASA Engineer? In a sit-down discussion with Tracy Drain, JPL systems engineer, we'll follow her road to her dream job.

Using past and future missions we'll see that the path is more cyclical than you think, and why you should always take your own notes.

About the Series

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 normally 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 online, and Friday lectures take place in Beckman Auditorium at Caltech. Both start at 7:00 p.m. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.Online registration via Eventbrite is requested for the lectures held at Caltech. There is no online registration for the lectures held at JPL. Admission and parking are free for all lectures.Caltech manages JPL for NASA.

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