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Digital Exhibits: Rocket Men

Rocket Men

Photo ID TVK166-16

(Left to right) William Pickering, Theodore von Kármán, and Frank Malina met at a house party in Sweden on August 18, 1960. Pickering was then director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, a position that Malina had held in the early and more informal days of the lab. From an album in the Von Kármán papers.