Aerospace Engineer

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Job Description

Aerospace engineers design aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles. In addition, they test prototypes to make sure that they function according to design.

-Aerospace engineers study the necessary physics for designing aircraft that will fly.

-Direct and coordinate the design, manufacture, and testing of aircraft and aerospace products.

-Aerospace engineers typically specialize in one of two types of engineering: aeronautical or astronautical.

-Aeronautical work with aircraft.

- Astronautical work with the science and technology of spacecraft