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.
Check out this infographic about space shuttles, which describes the power systems behind these amazing feats of aerospace engineering. Then do your own research on the latest developments in space shuttle technology. Has anything changed since this infographic was made? If you were an aerospace engineer, which phase would you be most interested in (takeoff, orbit, or re-entry)?