aerospace engineer




Aerospace engineers develop, test and oversee the manufacture of flight vehicles such as aircrafts, missiles, and spacecrafts. The field of engineering they are active in, can be divided into two branches: aeronautical engineering and astronautical engineering.

Alternative label

  • aerospace engineers

  • avionics engineer

  • aerostructures engineer

  • missile design specialist

  • aeronautical engineer

  • aerospace engineering adviser

  • spacecraft engineer

  • aerospace test engineer

  • aerospace engineering expert

  • aerospace engineering consultant

  • missile designer

  • aerospace development engineer

  • aerostructure engineer

  • aerospace project engineer

  • aerospace design engineer

  • missile design expert

  • astronautical engineer

  • aerospace weapons engineer

  • aerospace engineering specialist

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