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JPL Mars Rover Leader Peter Theisinger to Receive National Trophy

Peter Theisinger of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory managed projects that put three rovers on Mars. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Peter Theisinger, who led the projects that developed the NASA rovers Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity and successfully placed them on Mars, will receive the 2017 National Air and Space Museum Trophy for Lifetime Achievement. Theisinger has worked on spacecraft missions to six planets since joining Jet Propulsion…

The Friends of Crowell Public Library Meet the Authors Series Presents “Is America Ready for a Robot President?”

The Friends of Crowell Public Library’s Meet the Author! series continues on Wednesday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m. with local author Michael Lindsay who will discuss his new graphic novel, America’s First Robot President –…

Pasadena Master Chorale Announces “Brahms Unbound” A Cappella Music by the Master

He once quipped “A symphony is no joke.” And, as the third “B” in the classical music triumvirate of “Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms,” Johannes Brahms has indeed become most famous for his lush orchestral scores.…

Pasadena Playhouse Celebrates 80th Anniversary as California’s State Theater

Pictured (L-R) are Danny Feldman, Producing Artistic Director of The PasadenaPlayhouse; Assemblymember Chris Holden; and Mayor Terry Tornek, City of Pasadena. Local artists and community leaders gathered Friday at the Pasadena Playhouse to commemorate the…

Caltech Grad Student Wins Hertz Fellowship

Preston Cosslett Kemeny Credit: Michael Wong Caltech graduate student Preston Cosslett Kemeny has been selected by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation to receive a 2017 Hertz Fellowship. Twelve students were selected to receive the…

Wednesday, March 29

Coming to Crowell Public Library: A Special Film Screening of “Reunification” – A Film by Alvin Tsang

The recipient of a Special Jury Prize at the San Diego Asian Film Festival last year, Reunification documents the legacy of a family’s immigration to…

Thursday, March 30

Young & Healthy Sponsors Free Screening of Paper Tigers Film

Young & Healthy, a Pasadena-based non-profit dedicated to children’s health, is sponsoring a free community screening of the documentary film, Paper Tigers on Thursday, March…

Tuesday, April 04

Beethoven at His Most Potent… String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2, “Razumovsky”

Beethoven is the redoubt of familiarity from the 20th and 21st century music in the first half of Camerata Pacifica’s next concert. Don’t be lulled…

Wednesday, April 05

History of Belly Dancing and Performance at Woman’s Club

Inset: Alicia Dhanifu Performing artist and dancer, Alicia Dhanifu, is the featured entertainment at the April 5th luncheon meeting of the South Pasadena Woman’s Club,…

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JPL’s Juno Spacecraft Set for Fifth Jupiter Flyby

This enhanced-color image of a mysterious dark spot on Jupiter seems to reveal a Jovian "galaxy" of swirling storms. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Roman Tkachenko NASA’s Juno spacecraft will make its fifth flyby over Jupiter’s mysterious cloud tops on Monday, March 27, at 1:52 a.m. PDT (4:52 a.m. EDT, 8:52 UTC). At the time of closest approach (called perijove), Juno will be about 2,700 miles (4,400 kilometers) above the planet’s cloud tops, traveling at a speed of about 129,000 miles per hour (57.8 kilometers per second) relative to the gas-giant planet. All of Juno’s eight science instruments will be on and collecting data…

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