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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Aerospace.
See also changes related to Aerospace, or pages that link to Aerospace or to this page or whose text contains "Aerospace".

Parent topics

Subtopics

  • Atmospheric reentry [r]: The movement of human-made or natural objects as they enter the atmosphere of a planet from outer space, in the case of Earth from an altitude above the 'edge of space.' [e]
  • Fixed-wing aircraft [r]: Vehicles that remain aloft using the lift from the flow of air over wings which are fixed in position, in relation to the rest of their structure. [e]
  • Helicopter [r]: Aircraft with one or more power-driven horizontal rotors, each rotor consisting of two or more rotor blades, that enable it to take off and land vertically, move in any direction, or remain stationary in the air. [e]


Companies

  • Airbus [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • BaE Systems [r]: A global company engaged in the development, delivery and support of defense, security, electronics and aerospace systems to air, land and naval forces. [e]
  • Boeing [r]: US-based company making aircraft and spacecraft. [e]
  • Northrop Grumman [r]: A large U.S. military and high-technology manufacturer [e]
  • Raytheon [r]: A large US technology company, much of whose market is military, but also provides products, especially electronics, to the civilian sector [e]

Other related topics

  • Armadillo Aerospace [r]: Aerospace startup company based in Mesquite, Texas, with its initial goal is to build a manned suborbital spacecraft capable of space tourism, but with long-term ambitions of orbital spaceflight. [e]
  • Bigelow Aerospace [r]: North Las Vegas, Nevada space technology startup company that is pioneering work on expandable space station modules, founded in 1999 by hotelier Robert Bigelow. [e]
  • Chemical engineering [r]: The field of engineering that deals with industrial and natural processes involving the chemical, physical or biological transformation of matter or energy into forms useful for mankind, economically and safely without compromising the environment [e]
  • England [r]: The largest and southernmost country in the United Kingdom, and location of the largest city and seat of government, London; population about 51,000,000. [e]
  • National Institute of Aerospace [r]: A non-profit research and graduate education institute headquartered in Hampton, Virginia, near NASA's Langley Research Center. [e]
  • SpaceX [r]: American space transport company founded by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk, which has developed the Falcon 1 and is developing the Falcon 9, both of which are partially reusable launch vehicles. [e]
  • United Auto Workers [r]: American and Canadian labor union, founded 1935. [e]