Difference between aeronautical engineering and aerospace engineeering

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what is the difference between aeronautical engineering and aerospace engineeering?
 

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stewartcs
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what is the difference between aeronautical engineering and aerospace engineeering?
Search through the forums, this has been discussed here previously.

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russ_watters
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Basically, aeronautical is just somewhat out of date and when they updated the curricula to include things like the dynamics of high speed flow, the name "aerospace" made a little more sense.
 

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