- The physical region made up of Earth's
atmosphere and the region immediately beyond it.
PHENOMENA AND STRUCTURES
- The industry associated with air and space travel,
including research and manufacturing toward these aims. In most countries,
the aerospace industry involves a cooperation between public and private
enterprises. A number of government-run space programs exist, including
NASA in the United States, ESA
in Europe, the Canadian Space
Agency in Canada, Indian Space Research
Organisation in India, RKA in Russia, and China National Space Administration
in China. In addition, many companies are involved in producing components
for spacecraft and satellites, constructing aircraft, and air transport.
Most recently, the aerospace industry has taken its first steps in space
AND RELATED COMPANIES