Aerospace engineer

Aerospace engineer

Aerospace engineers design, build and maintain all kinds of futuristic creations, from weapons and missiles to satellites and spacecraft. They need physics, chemistry, maths and even programming to do these amazing things.

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Few people get to play with as much cutting-edge tech as aerospace engineers. These technically-minded people spend their days researching rockets, servicing space vehicles and advancing aircraft technology, improving the efficiency of these awesome machines.

What's cool about being an aerospace engineer?

Working among a talented team of ingenious tech experts

The chance to work in amazing environments all over the world

Helping society to embrace the future with innovative technology

Subjects you'll need

Science, technology, engineering and maths are all subjects you’ll need knowledge of as an aerospace engineer. From mathematical problem solving to physics-based design tasks, your logical skills will be needed on a daily basis.

Fun fact

Elon Musk is one of society’s most prolific aerospace engineers. As well as being the founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal, Musk runs SpaceX, a company that designs and builds space vehicles with the aim of expanding human life beyond Earth and into space.

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