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Types of careers in the space sector

Descriptions of the different jobs and career paths in the space sector.


Careers in space – Engineers

Engineers design, build and maintain systems and spacecraft using math, science and technical knowledge.

Careers in space – Health science experts

Health science experts provide astronauts with clinical support and conduct research on how space affects organisms.

Careers in space – Scientists

Scientists study various phenomena and develop theories based on scientific observation.

Careers in space – Technicians and technologists

Technologists and technicians construct, test and operate equipment and instruments.

Careers in space – Astronauts

Astronauts are modern-day explorers who travel beyond the Earth to help discover new scientific knowledge.


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