The Requirements To Be An Astronaut

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Being an astronaut is like tightrope walking without a net. It’s risky, formidable, death-defying and intoxicating for those who have the right stuff. Candidacy for the job is fiercely competitive. In 2016, 18,300 hopefuls applied to its ranks and only 12 were accepted.

How SpaceX Has Changed The Game

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Before SpaceX began knocking down accomplishment after accomplishment in domino-like fashion, the westernized world’s aerospace industry’s economic drivers largely consisted of government programs like the United States government’s NASA.

The Best Texts on Aerospace

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  Aerospace is a fascinating field and has an abundance of textual material on the subject. Whether interested in a career in space flight or simply a fan, you are bound to find books of interest. Read texts that are essential for aerospace engineers or learn accounts from former astronauts. “Standard Handbook for Aerospace Engineers, […]

Tips for Finding Employment in Aerospace

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The aerospace industry is made up of both public and private sector jobs. Many employment opportunities within the industry will work to develop spacecrafts, missiles, tanks, and aircrafts. Half of the aerospace industry comes from working on defense projects. The aerospace sector is considered one the most powerful and influential markets in the United States. […]

Tracing the biggest changes in airport protocol

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Just about everyone knows that September 11, 2001 forever changed our world, bringing a greater focus on security, especially in relation to how we travel. Before the attacks instilled the nation with fear, getting onto a plane was much simpler, requiring a quick pass through a metal detector. Today, airport screenings are far more advanced and […]