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Should I take Physics or Astronomy & Astrophysics along with Aerospace engineering?

  1. Jul 30, 2011 #1
    I was going to do a double major at penn state with aerospace engineering and either physics or astronomy and astrophysics. Which one would better help me get a job at NASA? physics or astronomy and astrophysics
     
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  3. Jul 30, 2011 #2
    Re: Should I take Physics or Astronomy & Astrophysics along with Aerospace engineerin

    THE better is astrophysics guy thatsn the best of all
     
  4. Jul 30, 2011 #3

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    Re: Should I take Physics or Astronomy & Astrophysics along with Aerospace engineerin

    What job do you want at NASA? If you want to work for them as an engineer, don't bother with astronomy or physics. If you want to work for them as a scientist, don't bother with engineering, and a physics major is best (or a double major with physics and astronomy). That better prepares you for graduate school, and you'll need a PhD for most science jobs at NASA.
     
  5. Jul 30, 2011 #4
    Re: Should I take Physics or Astronomy & Astrophysics along with Aerospace engineerin

    thanks for the help. it is much appreciated
     
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