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List of famous male aerospace engineers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male aerospace engineers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being aerospace engineers. There are thousand of males working as aerospace engineers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic aerospace engineers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a aerospace engineer then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list below has a variety of people, like Robert Ludvigovich Bartini and Louis Blériot, in it.

While this isn't a list of all male aerospace engineers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male aerospace engineers?" and "Who are the best male aerospace engineers?"
Elon Musk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Aerospace Engineers
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Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born, Canadian-American entrepreneur, engineer, inventor and investor. He is the CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and chief product architect of Tesla Motors, and chairman of SolarCity. He is the founder of SpaceX and a cofounder of Paypal, Inc., Tesla Motors, and Zip2. He has also envisioned a conceptual high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop. ...more

Age: 46

Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa

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Wernher von Braun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Aerospace Engineers
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Wernher Magnus Maximilian, Freiherr von Braun was a German and later American aerospace engineer and space architect, but made his greatest contributions as an aerospace program manager. He was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States and is considered one of the "Fathers of Rocket Science". He was also a member of the Nazi Party and the SS. In his twenties and early thirties, Braun was already the central figure in the Nazis' rocket development program, responsible for the design and realization of the V-2 rocket during World War II. After the war, he and selected members of his rocket team were taken to the United States as part of ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1912-1977)

Birthplace: Wyrzysk, Poland

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Alexander P. de Seversky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Aerospace Engineers
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Alexander Nikolaievich Prokofiev de Seversky was a Russian-American aviation pioneer, inventor, and influential advocate of strategic air power. ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1894-1974)

Birthplace: Eastern Europe, North Caucasus, Europe, Caucasus, Tbilisi, + more

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Robert H. Goddard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Aerospace Engineers
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Robert Hutchings Goddard was an American engineer, professor, physicist, and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket, which he successfully launched on March 16, 1926. Goddard and his team launched 34 rockets between 1926 and 1941, achieving altitudes as high as 2.6 km and speeds as high as 885 km/h. Goddard's work as both theorist and engineer anticipated many of the developments that were to make spaceflight possible. He has been called the man who ushered in the Space Age. Two of Goddard's 214 patented inventions — a multi-stage rocket, and a liquid-fuel rocket — were important milestones toward spaceflight. His 1919 monograph A Method of ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1882-1945)

Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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