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is a good career in aerospace engineer?

Definitely, especially now that humanity wants to go out in space and explore. And to me, it's not just a job and you are doing such a benevolent thing for the whole humanity. Look at what NASA JPL does. You ll get some idea. Deepen P.
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Srinivasa’s Answer

It is a very exciting and challenging engineering area. There is a tremendous interest in space exploration and travel. NASA, JPL, SpaceX, Virgin Galactic are just a few of the companies involved in this area. There is also a lot of defense related work with Boeing, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and a host of other companies.
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Shawn’s Answer

Aerospace engineering is quite interesting. I have known many BS aerospace engineers that either were not able to find a position in aerospace or found their positions to be essentially clerical in nature. They were disappointed and naturally transitioned into a mechanical engineering position. The PhD and many MS aerospace engineers were the ones who got to do the “cool” stuff. I am not saying this is an absolute. Rather, this is my colleagues and my observations.

If your heart is truly set on becoming an aerospace engineer and doing the “cool” stuff, I say Go For It! To help you attain this goal plan on getting a MS immediately after a BS. The MS will help you standout from others and is most easily done after a BS. It’s more difficult to finish any MS while growing a young career.
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Allison’s Answer

Aerospace engineering is an awesome career! However, it is good to note that if you want to work in aerospace you have more options that just an aerospace engineering major. Aerospace companies need all types of engineers and computer scientists as well. Keep in mind that if you are not 100% sure that aerospace is the industry you want to work in, a degree in electrical or mechanical engineering (or anything a bit more broad) will allow you many different careers in different industries when you graduate just in case you don't end up liking aerospace. Also, be aware if you get into aerospace to do space exploration/NASA type of stuff, it is likely you may end up in defense. Additionally, many aerospace jobs are based on contracts meaning that aerospace jobs are not the most stable career option compared to other types of engineering.
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Ayush’s Answer

Aerospace is definitely a really cool area, especially in the Arizona area there are a lot of opportunities. IBM, NASA, especially now with the Space tourism industry I am sure there will be even more opportunities at places like Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic, and Space X.
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Robyn’s Answer

One of my parents worked in Honeywell Aerospace for 10+ years. Studied electrical engineering, ended up doing systems design engineering and project management there. Although there are currently problems with the airspace industry (due to COVID and the Boeing 737 MAX) there will be opportunity in the future aerospace industry or in national defense.
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