Aerospace engineers design and test aircraft, spacecraft, satellites, and missiles.
VIRTUAL JOB SHADOW
Welcome to your first day on the job! Watch this video to see what a day in the life of an aerospace engineer is like.
When aerospace engineers want to create something new, they usually start by analyzing related things on a small scale. For example, balloons! Here’s how to get started as an aerospace engineer:
STEP 1: Get a balloon and blow it up.
STEP 2: Let it go!
STEP 3: Analyze – How does this relate to a rocket? Try to use these words: shuttle, thrust, force, velocity, Newton’s Laws
STEP 4: Write a summary or post a picture of a labeled diagram in the Student Showcase to build your resume as an Aerospace Engineer!
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