Alina, Newberg Oregon Added Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:53 PM Do aerospace engineers have to be interested in space? Hi I am Alina a 5th grader who is not interested in space, but I was wondering if aerospace engineering is a good job if you have no interest in space. Answers 1 Roberta Banaszak- Gleiter, The Aerospace Corporation Answered Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:53 PM There are tremendous opportunities in Near-Space, which is from 0 to 1,000 feet up from the earth. Do you think airplanes are exciting and neat? How about sail-planes and airships? Overcoming Gravity always is the issue and the challenge! Go for it !!