Aerospace Engineering | GRHardnessTester.comAerospace engineering is one of the newest types of engineering.  It involves designing and creating machines that can fly.  Since starting in the 19th century, aerospace engineering has progressed and created two categories of study: aeronautical engineering and astronautical engineering.  Aeronautical deals with machines that fly within Earth’s atmosphere while astronautical deals with machines that fly outside of Earth’s atmosphere.

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