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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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Carter, an aerospace engineer at Lawrence Livermore (Calif.) National Laboratory.
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Faeth, an aerospace engineer at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor who conceived the project.
"The concept has merit," says James Sovey, an aerospace engineer at NASA's Lewis Research Center in Cleveland.

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