Space-d Out !

Updated: Sep 3, 2021


Space Engineering :

  • Aerospace Engineering has always been a thriving sector for decades. Since the dawn of human development, humans have had a strong eagerness to fly like birds. That is what sparked an interest in mankind that took them to the skies.

It is a trade that applies engineering science in the development and study of aircraft, spacecraft, and their related technologies. It is one of the most important branches of engineering and has helped humankind to dominate the skies and space above.

  • Aeronautical Engineering is the science involved with the study, design, and manufacture of flight-capable machines, or the techniques of operating aircraft. This course trains an engineer in designing, constructing, analyzing, and testing commercial or military aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. Aerospace engineers are responsible for the research, design, and production of aircraft, spacecraft, aerospace equipment, satellites and missiles. They also develop new technologies in commercial aviation, defense systems, and space exploration.

Space Exploration :

Space exploration is the use of astronomy and space technology to explore outer space. Explorations are majorly carried out by unmanned space probes. Space exploration is interesting as it holds secrets to the formation of the world, the universe and it is exciting to know that a possible life form might exist outside earth.

Space is vast and there is no end to it. The future holds great importance to find planets similar to earth so the survival of man is possible. The population is increasing and having another planet similar to earth would be good to manage that and resources would not be extinguished.

The future of space exploration involves both telescopic exploration and the physical exploration of space by robotic spacecraft and human spaceflight.



There are tentative plans for crewed orbital and landing missions to the Moon and Mars to establish scientific outposts that will later enable permanent and self-sufficient settlements. Further exploration will potentially involve expedition and the other planets and settlements on the moon as well as establishing Mining and fueling outposts, particularly in the asteroid belt. Physical exploration outside the Solar System will be robotic for the foreseeable future.


Benefits of Space Exploration :

  • Colonize outer space - It would Ensure the survival of humans in case of a planetary disaster. Furthermore, the availability of additional resources that can be mined from space could potentially expand the capabilities of humans and will largely benefit society. Many private companies are working to make space travel more efficient in hopes to reduce the overall cost of space travel, and thus space colonization. SpaceX has been a dominant leader in this push for efficient exploration.

  • Space Research - The unique attributes of space enable astronauts to conduct research that could not otherwise be executed on earth. Anti and microgravity enable astronauts to execute medical research that is impossible to perform on earth. For example, NASA's research on new treatment options for complex diseases, such as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, requires the use of a microgravity environment to allow the microparticles in the treatment solution to stay robust. NASA has also reported research investment in microbial vaccine development and microencapsulation of drugs for targeted and more efficient treatment delivery.


Humankind was always fascinated with the sky and the stars above. Aerospace engineering helped us not just to reach them, but to traverse them, confectioning different parts of the world and even the worlds around us.

“Man must rise above the Earth—to the top of the atmosphere and beyond—for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives.”

Space exploration will always be an interesting future possibility to exist and to explore for the survival of mankind in addition to finding out the secrets of the universe!


 

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