How Do I Become an Astronomer?

Are you a student fascinated by space and would love to explore the universe? If so, join us for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from  Dr. Robert Zellem, an exoplanet astronomer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Theodore von Kármán

Theodore von Kármán, a Hungarian-American aerospace engineer, was born May 11, 1881. Von Kármán was raised in Budapest and went into aeronautics after he observed his first airplane flight in Paris in 1908. A Jew, von Kármán fled Germany in 1930 and came to Cal Tech…