aerospace engineering

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aerospace engineering

[¦e·rō¦spās ‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(engineering)
Engineering pertaining to the design and construction of aircraft and space vehicles and of power units, and to the special problems of flight in both the earth's atmosphere and space, as in the flight of air vehicles and in the launching, guidance, and control of missiles, earth satellites, and space vehicles and probes.
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