Careers In Space Science.
By Joel Thorsen
Who Are Some Astrophysics?
Johannes Kepler established the three laws of planetary motion
Sir Isaac Newton developed theories of gravitation and mechanics, and invented differential calculus Edward Barnard discovered that the proper motions of stars were not random, but stars could be divided into two streams moving in opposite directions, representing the rotation of our galaxy.
Want To Become one?
Here are some things that you you might need to have bachelor's degree possibly a masters. Major would be astronomy. You would probably work at NASA and they would assign you something there or maybe at a university. You would work with with other astrophysicist or students. What makes this career interesting is most things that are discovered in space were by Astrophysics which is always cool to know because YOU discovered it. Some daily task that you would have to accomplish would be looking through a telescope through the night sky and compare your results that you had today to what you had yesterday and why it happens.
What is it?
A Rockets Engineer is basically people who build rockets and test them study them and give off information about them. your contribution to space is helping to make rockets that will maybe go in space.
Want to Become one?
You HAVE to have a bachelor's degree and possibly a Master’s.
Major would be astronomy.If you are lucky you could work are NASA and work with people in the same field as you but many others can start there own business in it. Steve Wofford another rocket engineer said “what makes this interesting do big and courageous things for our nation -- and we do it well. I'm reminded of that ever time I see a space shuttle launch. That's a truly moving experience.” If you did rockets 4 schools you were being a rocket engineer because you built a rocket studied them and tested it! A daily task that you probably do everyday is work on building your rocket or doing more research on them and study them.
What is it?
Who Are Some Planetary Astronomer.
Want To Become One?
Major would be astronomy science. Once again have to have a bachelor's degree to even come close to finding a job in this field. You will work with people that have that have the are in the same field as you or maybe just at your own backyard! What makes this job Exciting? Well...what isn't exciting about it? You can discover new planets! stars moons but mostly planets! Then you may even be able to go up in space and see them! A daily task you would do is study the planets what changes happen to them from today and the day before looking through telescopes anything that will help you know more about the planets in the sky.