It’s a common misconception that NASA is the predominant employment opportunity available for professionals looking to work in the aerospace field. In fact, quite the opposite is true. There are a wide variety of other agencies, private companies, and space societies looking to hire talented individuals.

We present this graphic here (Credit: National Space Society) to give an idea of some alternative career choices (but just know that many if not most aerospace professionals are still NASA nerds at heart and hold the agency in high esteem for its accomplishments).

 

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