Aerospace Engineering

Sahil Shah

What is aerospace engineering?

This concerns the development of aircraft and spacecrafts. In addition they test prototypes to make sure they function accordingly. The field is divided into 2 separate branches: aeronautical and astronautical (rocket science).



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What do they do on a typical day?

In general, they apply principles of science and technology to create air crafts, components, and support equipment. They research and develop design specifics. On occasion they resolve issues that arise during the development and assembly process. they also investigate aircraft accidents to avoid making the same mistakes. in addition, they mostly work with teams, clients, suppliers and managers to agree on budgets.



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Salary

About the top 10% of the people who do this make 155,240 yearly. But the yearly average is 105,380. And the lowest 10% earn less than $65,000.



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What education do you need to become an aerospace engineer?

First you need at least a bachelor's degree in aerospace or in another field of engineering or in science related to aerospace. In high school, you have to take chemistry, physics, algebra, trigonometry and calculus. Some important skills they require are analytical, math, writing business, and critical thinking.



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