5. To mentor the next generation.
Exceptional space engineers are needed to be teachers and instructors for future students. It really isn’t true that those who can’t make it in the field become teachers. The best teachers have a wealth and breadth of experience on which to draw and share with their students, as well as the skills to help them grow and develop their own skills.
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