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Should the government spend more money for space exploration?

Asked by: Juris
  • Space exploration is a better use of money than military is.

    The government spends lots and lots of money on the military (in the billions), on getting better guns, better air forces, better weapons. It's a much better use of their money to explore what we don't know. It's part of our education, learning about things we don't know. We don't know what's out, millions of miles away. Why not reduce the military budget, just a little bit, and explore more? It wouldn't even cost as much to explore as it would to spend on military.

  • It is essential for our daily lives...

    Space exploration is very important. It promotes Science education. It is important for NASA's
    Environmental Research.It Eliminates Earth Over Population.It is essential for Natural Resources.And the last of all it Put Ourselves into Perspective. From space earth is really small. From space earth is really fragile. Sometimes I think it would be a good thing to put our place in the universe into perspective.

    Posted by: def
  • The Future of Mankind

    Earth is our home, but Earth is a finite resource. The future of the human race lies in the outer reaches of space. We should be devoting more time to researching terraforming processes, new energy sources, and different propulsion systems to not only better the lives of those here on Earth, but to better the lives of our generations to come.

  • Highly yes since its good

    In the future it will be great so people in NASA don't have to do more hard works like me going to NASA in the future. Or else all the things NASA did will be no use! That is why I think it has to be spent on space exploration!

  • Rockets are for Space

    We are as a species using ridiculous amounts of money to build rockets that kill our fellow humans. While we could be spending that money to ensure the long term survival of our species and exciting the minds of young and old alike about the prospect of the future... Why?

  • We need to put our eyes to the stars.

    Space exploration is a great avhievement and should be looked into more deeply. Yes many funds to medical reaserch and military asvancements are needed but there very well could be both in space and mabey even great answers in sience. For example, are there others out there? These would never be found if it weren't for space exploration. Did yoy know that life has been detected in Mars? Well we have discovered bactierial life on Mars and this could lead to a large advancement in technology and space travel just by discovering this tiny colony of bactierial life.

  • Space Exploration is good.

    Think about our curiosity, something has to feed it! We could be on the brink of a new scientific discovery. It would bring new industries and build connections between countries. It is also part of education, wouldn't we all like to know more about why we exist? These are just a few reasons.

  • Should governments spend more money on exploring space?

    Yes they should. Space exploration has been going on for centuries. By exploring space we have found out things about the universe. The moon was thought to be inhabitable but as the years processes our technology through exploration enables us to build a base on the moon. Earth has taken huge steps forward through space exploration.

    NASA is standing for The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is where most of the discoveries happen. But these discoveries don't happen out of nowhere, money is needed to fund this operation. By the government funding exploration scientific discoveries can be made. And humanity takes another step forward into the future.

  • Yes, we should increase space exploration.

    The first country to successfully land and control another planet will forever rule the world. The strategic advantages of being able to access those resources and keep valuable secrets abroad is invaluable. We should make sure that we are the first country to accomplish this feat. I think our government should increase space exploration spending.

  • Fund Space Exploration

    Without a doubt, the federal government should fund NASA and space exploration. We need to increase our funding into such endeavors. Space poses many potential solutions to our problems here on Earth, which is becoming a more widely accepted fact. We could solve so many issues by journeying out into space.

  • Is the human race bent on dominating the world?

    I don't see why humans are so bent on colonising everything possible, from other continents to unoccupied lands and now the universe? Must we own all the resources that can be owned? Why can't we recede to a simple life? This just shows how greedy we are. Also, what would be the purpose of doing so? To prove our knowledge and enhance the superiority of our race? Even if space exploration is done, we would just be finding more resources to supply our endless wants of a luxurious lifestyles. I think we have taken enough from the world and we should be satiated with Earth. Let us keep the world as it is.

  • Waste money for nothing

    Space Exploration is a waste of resources. Instead of decreasing resources by space travel and such, we must deal with problems on Earth first. Why bother spending all this money on exploring space when we could be helping our own planet that us humans live on. NASA is very damgerous. So many accidents and problems happened in the space shuttles such as explosions, pieces falling off, and missing the gravity on Earth. That is even more money to fix those problems. Space Exploration is a waste of money and a waste of time. Also, we know we exist, but we don't know if anything out there exists. Spend time and money on our planet also know as our home.

  • Think about earth first!!!

    We need to think about our home first. There are more the 100 million homeless people around the world, out of which 45% are kids below 13 years of age and the rest 55% are over 13 year old. These people need food and a place to live. So instead of think of space think of the hungry people dying. The space is not going anywhere but the people are dying every day. Think about earth first!!!

  • This is not good

    Many trees are being cut down and not replanted. This increases the chances of more Pollution which is very bad because children can get diseases by inhaling that polluting smoke. Also, it costs a lot. The government is spending over 1 billion(more than 1,000,000,000)every year! Finally the money should be spent on other things like on saving animals from disasters like forest fires. Also, they should spend it on poor countries like Haiti, Africa and more!

    -Grade 6 Student

  • We already have thousands of urgent matters to solve on the earth.

    Even now, children are dying from disease. Some people are losing shelters by earthquakes, hurricanes and other natural disasters. However, these problems cannot be solved by one person, or not even by a group of people. They need the government's help. These matters can be cured and solved quite easily, if people are actually caring about them. The government first need to solve the urgent matter happening now on the earth, than first taking risks to explore outer space.

  • We already have thousands of urgent earthly matters we need to solve.

    Even at this moment, some people like us are dying from disease. Some don't have shelters, or not even family. These matters cannot be solved by a person, or not even a group of people. We need the government's help. Some of these problems can be solved simply and easily if people are caring. The government first has to solve urgent problems on the planet we are living, rather than spending money for exploring outer space where we don't even know if we can discover something or not.

  • We already have thousands of urgent matters to figure out on the earth.

    Even at this moment, lots of children are suffering disease. Some people are losing their shelters by too much rain or other natural disasters. These problems can't be solved by just a group of people. We have to solve the problems on our planet first, before we explore other planets where no living organisms are living.

  • Space exploration should be treated as a hobby

    No, I don't believe that the government should spend more money for space exploration. Space exploration is really not necessary, it is somewhat of a hobby. There is no great need to know what is in the space at this time. I think that more money should be forwarded to education and things of that sort, not in out of space.

  • Wait and see

    We must clean our home before we blast off. If w can't keep our home planet in order what makes you think we can other planets? It is human nature to want to go and explore, but over 95% of our oceans and 90% of the species on the planet haven't even been discovered.


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