4. Space engineers stretch the boundaries of what’s possible.
So many jobs focus on staying safe, not taking risks, and complying with government regulations. These are all important areas of focus, but space engineers deal more in theoretical and research-based aspects of aviation and aeronautics, which allows them to explore and push forward past what is currently being done in their fields. Pushing the boundaries is part of what is expected of space engineers, so that the fields can continue to advance.